Security Bytes - May 2011
My focus in this column will be to de-mystify the principles of basic security and provide a ground level understanding of what is required to secure business, and personal data online in today’s networked society. The security principals I will address can be applied to any network and any computer regardless if it is a home personal computer or part of a larger corporate environment.
If you watch the nightly news, you will see an upward trend in the segments on Information security. Personal and business network security are now recognized by the government as one of the leading threats to people on the Internet. Many people as the question “What is Security? … and why would anyone want my information?”