In Pictures: 13 security myths

Security experts hammer on security ideas they say are just “myths”

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Security Myth #12: “Sure, we have a firewall on our network, of course we’re protected!”

Kevin Butler, information technology security analyst at the University of Arkansas for medical sciences: The myth that “a properly configured firewall will protect you from all threats” overlooks the fact that “nothing says hello like malicious content encapsulated over an SSL connection infecting your workstations.”

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