In Pictures: 13 of the biggest security myths busted

13 myths about information-technology security you’ll hear but should you believe?

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Scott Charney, Microsoft corporate vice president Trustworthy Computing, says, "We often associate security with keeping people out; locks on our doors, firewalls on our computers. But the reality is that even with sophisticated security strategies and excellent operations, a persistent and determined attacker will eventually find a way to break in. Acknowledging that reality, we should think differently about security." For the entire security community, that means a "protect, contain and recover" approach to combat threats today and in the future.

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