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Security planning for normal people

The first security technique you should master!

Security planning for normal people

Security planning can make your life easier to manage. It’s easy to become paralysed when you consider all of the threats that exist and all of the possible solutions. You can’t buy every security product available and you certainly shouldn’t even try.

There are risks that we all face (let’s call those ‘general risks’) and risks that are quite specific to you (‘individual risks’).

Security planning for anyone, whether you are the CEO of a large enterprise or a retired amateur gardener, should take into account what risks you (specifically) face and the consequences of something bad actually happening.

General risks

In this article we’re going to focus on cybersecurity, but the principles apply to any area of your life. In the computing world there are three major threats that we all face:

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DE:CODED – Cyber Security First Principles

“A mugger can only attack one person at a time… cybercriminals can defraud thousands of people simultaneously.”

DE:CODED is the official podcast from SE Labs.

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Show notes for series 1, episode 4

In this episode we describe cyber security first principles.

Why can’t we just lock everything up in a safe?

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