Research Revisited: Security Snakeoil

By Rich

Wow! Sometimes we find things in the archives that still really resonate. This is a short one but I’ll be damned if I don’t expect to see this exact phrase used on the show floor at RSA this week.

This was posted September 25, 2006. I guess some things never change…

How to Smell Security Snake Oil in One Sentence or Less

If someone ever tells you something like the following:

“We defend against all zero day attacks using a holistic solution that integrates the end-to-end synergies in security infrastructure with no false positives.”

Run away.

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