The magical “human security layer”

Monday, 20 August 2007, 1:20 PM EST

As anyone who has spoken to a security professional probably knows, “Layered Security” is a must, since no single safeguard can be expected to cover all potential types of threats. There are a lot of ways to build layers into an environment. But a sensible thing to do is pick layers that use different approaches and have overlapping coverage.

For example, to prevent insider threats from being successful, you might use a deterrent safeguard such as “login banners” that warn of the employee’s responsibilities to adhere to an acceptable use policy, where violations may result in dismissal.

At Security Views.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Biggest ever cyber security exercise in Europe is underway

Posted on 30 October 2014.  |  More than 200 organisations and 400 cyber-security professionals from 29 European countries are testing their readiness to counter cyber-attacks in a day-long simulation, organised by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 31st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //