3 reasons for a false sense of security:
– reason 1: Legacy configuration and outdated security tips
– reason 2: No threat model
– reason 3: No checks and no monitoring
Don’t just assume security; actually check it.
As technically informed non-programmer I need to rely on #guidelines, e.g. to quickly set up a new #firefox profile.
Also, in times where all aspects of life move into #digital sphere it should be a consumer right & legal #obligation to provide security by default & highest level of #privacy
Henry: Always assume everything in your security system fails. How do you know you've been compromised, and how do you recover?
Other: But that can't happen, we have an X (usually X='firewall').
Henry: A high percent of threats are insider threats or come from bases set up behind your outer defenses.
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