Really Annoying Signature Tag Line about Security that Susan used to put in her email is now on this Web Page
Ensure you are patched! Visit the Protect your PC page or order the Security CD
- its now time to shame poor coders into writing code that is acceptable for use on today's networks
My personal philosophy borrowed from another source....
"Don't lose sight of security. Security is a state of being,
not a state of budget. He with the most firewalls still does
not win. Put down that honeypot and keep up to date on
your patches. Demand better security from vendors and
hold them responsible. Use what you have, and make
sure you know how to use it properly and effectively.
And above all else, don't abuse or take for granted sources of help and
information. Without them, you might find yourself lost or
~Rain Forest Puppy
#1: If a bad guy can persuade you to run his program on your computer, its not
your computer anymore.
Law #2: If a bad guy can alter the operating system on your computer, its not your computer anymore.
Law #3: If a bad guy has unrestricted physical access to your computer, its not your computer anymore.
Law #4: If you allow a bad guy to upload programs to your web site, its not your web site any more.
Law #5: Weak passwords trump strong security.
Law #6: A machine is only as secure as the administrator is trustworthy.
Law #7: Encrypted data is only as secure as the decryption key.
Law #8: An out of date virus scanner is only marginally better than no virus scanner at all.
Law #9: Absolute anonymity isn't practical, in real life or on the web.
Law #10: Technology is not a panacea.
Sign up for security bulletins
How to Tell If a Microsoft Security-Related Message Is Genuine: