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TICSA TruSecure™ ICSA Certified Security Associate Exam TU0-001 by Shawn Porter, Debra Littlejohn Shinder, Mike Chapple

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Understanding Security Trade-Offs and Drawbacks

  • Identify, specify, or describe good host- and network-based security fundamentals.

Security is obviously important, but it comes with its share of pitfalls and drawbacks. For example, security implementation isn't as simple as installing hardware and software; it is an ongoing process that requires constant tweaking and evaluation. Companies often believe that installing a firewall will resolve all their problems, but a false sense of security is dangerous; hackers are constantly developing new attacks and looking for new weaknesses in operating systems and applications.

Another drawback is that the security administrator is often considered a company “bad guy.” The security administrator must implement ...

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