Top 20 Security Tips

Top 20 Security Tips

Tip #1: Security must enable business, not prevent it    

Tip #2: Work with people. Don’t fight them    

Tip #3: Problems first, then solutions    

Tip #4: Teach the basics again and again    

Tip #5: Data security and privacy starts with employees    

Tip #6: Mistakes happen, especially by you    

Tip #7: Think like an attacker    

Tip #8: Backup your data…away from the data source    

Tip #9: If it’s online, you can’t be certain it’s private    

Tip #10: In a business vs. security battle, business is always right    

Tip #11: A business must balance some risk in order to profit    

TIP #12: Educate users about good password security    

Tip #13: Be wary of how much authority you give to a consultant    

Tip #14: Make the cost of breaking in higher than the benefit    

Tip #15: Don’t go overboard    

Tip #16: Record as much activity as you can    

Tip #17: Destroy and recycle electronics correctly    

Tip #18: To get respect, you’ll need a few shots fired at you    

Tip #19: Security is everyone’s responsibility    

Tip #20: Research before going in.