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Andrew Jaquith Quotes

The problem with most security products is that they require people to change their behavior, so vendors need to make it as simple as possible for all users to take the necessary steps to protect themselves.
Andrew Jaquith
#Behavior

But the fact that there was a security breach is troubling, especially if there are no technical fixes available to protect the system,
Andrew Jaquith
#Security

Clearly, the user doesn't benefit from these default settings.
Andrew Jaquith
#Benefit

The main value of threat response services is the global intelligence network that feeds it. A robust global network with sophisticated data analysis differentiates one service from the next. It is a key determining factor when choosing a security provider.
Andrew Jaquith
#Intelligence

This type of problem is not unique to Microsoft, but they seem to keep making the same mistakes. The vulnerability is noteworthy because hackers could create an automated exploit that would impact the vast number of Windows users.
Andrew Jaquith
#Mistakes

I am glad H&R Block says that revealing social security numbers is against its policy. The question is what is it going to do about it, and is anyone going to get into trouble for this breach of security.
Andrew Jaquith
#Security

The flaw is potentially serious because it allows an attacker to gain remote control of a system. However, it requires getting the malicious payload on to the target system first. The most likely way would be e-mail.
Andrew Jaquith
#Control

I hope H&R Block doesn't do it again. The likelihood of Congress criminalizing disclosure of private information is growing.
Andrew Jaquith
#Congress

Obtaining a guilty plea is a positive step in combating a growing problem -- hijacking thousands of computers for personal gain. The case validates what we have seen as the criminalization of the Windows platform, and it is especially dangerous because the exploit was used for a profit motive.
Andrew Jaquith
#Computers

It's good to see Microsoft helping bring fraudsters like these to justice.
Andrew Jaquith
#Justice

Enterprises have increased needs to keep their enterprise messaging systems continuously available -- for business continuity purposes, to meet compliance mandates and to support investigations. But companies don't want separate products for email, instant messaging and other protocols -- these just increase costs and make management more complicated. Of the nearly 60 percent of enterprises that have already deployed an instant messaging or email archiving product, one-third are re-evaluating their current solution.
Andrew Jaquith
#Business

If Microsoft had not combined the two, you would still see the mainstream antivirus vendors all trying to premium-price all these things separately.
Andrew Jaquith
#Trying

With more people getting involved, identity management is getting more complicated instead of simpler. A single solution would simplify the process, and all of these offerings do the same things.
Andrew Jaquith
#Identity

There could be demand for the technology developed through Higgins, because there are those enterprises that have no interest in adopting a Microsoft solution and want a viable alternative.
Andrew Jaquith
#Interest

Traditional signature-based security products can't stop zero-day attacks. Our research shows that while 99% of corporations have deployed anti-virus software, nearly two-thirds (64%) nonetheless suffered virus or worm outbreaks that disrupted at least one business unit. Behavioral security solutions are an increasingly important part of a balanced security program.
Andrew Jaquith
#Corporations

They looked at everything workers did on the computers.
Andrew Jaquith
#Computers

Protect the most important things. For instance, store customers' credit-card information on a transactional server, but harness software that can encrypt the data. It is important to keep data where adequate protections are available.
Andrew Jaquith
#Information