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“Unmanaged = Hacked, whatever the OS”
– Steve Kirby, isGRCAdvisor

Good security begins at home.”
– unknown


There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else.
– James Thurber

“Ransomware is unique among cybercrime because in order for the attack to be successful, it requires the victim to become a willing accomplice after the fact.”
– James Scott

You are the key to security.
– Unknown

No security hole is too small.
– Unknown

Information Security is not cryptography.
– Unknown

Digital world is dangerous because it’s silent.
– Unknown

If you can’t physically secure your computer, it’s not only belongs to you anymore.
– Unknown

Information security is expressive and proactive.
– Syaharani

Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum” or, “Si vis pacem, para bellum.” “If you want peace prepare for war”
– From “Epitoma Rei Militaris,” by Vegetius

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.
– Albert Einstein

We’re sitting on four million pounds of fuel, one nuclear weapon and a thing that has two hundred thousand moving parts built by the lowest bidder.
– “Rockhound” in the movie ‘Armageddon’

The anguish of low quality lingers long after the sweetness of low cost is forgotten.
– Unknown


A business will have good security if its corporate culture is correct. That depends on one thing: tone at the top. There will be no grassroots effort to overwhelm corporate neglect.
– William Malik, Vice President and Research Area Director for Information Security at Gartner

Just as drivers who share the road must also share responsibility for safety, we all now share the same global network, and thus must regard computer security as a necessary social responsibility. To me, anyone unwilling to take simple security precautions is a major, active part of the problem.
– Fred Langa

People don’t react to reality; they react to their perceptions of reality.
– Human psychology truism

There’s an entire flight simulator hidden in every copy of Microsoft Excel 97.
– Bruce Schneier

Companies spend millions of dollars on firewalls, encryption and secure access devices, and it’s money wasted, because none of these measures address the weakest link in the security chain.
– Kevin Mitnick

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