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Cyber Security: A practitioner's guide by David Sutton

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8 BASIC CYBER SECURITY STEPS

If you think technology can solve your problems, you don’t understand the problems and you don’t understand the technology.

Bruce Schneier, American cryptographer and information security author

In this chapter, we examine steps that can be taken both by individuals and corporate users to improve their cyber security. It provides details of the general steps that can be taken by any user – technical or non-technical–and then covers those steps that are of a rather more technical nature. Finally, the chapter includes a section on mobile working.

As discussed earlier, the response to cyber issues comes in two distinct areas. The first area is that of proactive response, in which we try to either lessen the likelihood ...

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