How 20% effort can get you 80% security

Thursday, 7 April 2005, 1:51 PM EST

To manage risk, maintain razor-sharp security architecture and still enjoy a peaceful night's sleep, security professionals at this week's InfoSec World conference offered this advice: Know your limits, speak the boss's language and embrace change.

It also wouldn't hurt to learn the 80/20 principle -- the theory of 19th-century economist-mathematician Vilfredo Pareto that 20% of what you do makes 80% of the difference.

By Bill Brenner at SearchSecurity.

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