Quotes

INFORMATION SECURITY QUOTES

  • “Information security is an economics problem” – Bruce Schneier
  • “Trust – but verify” – Ronald Reagan
  • “Trust is good, but control is better …” – unknown
  • “Security is not a product, it’s a continuous process” – unknown
  • “There is no security silver bullet” – unknown
  • “Whenever you have a secret, you have a vulnerability” – unknown
  • “Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead” – Benjamin Franklin
  • “Good security begins at home” – unknown
  • “If you think technology can solve your security problems, then you don’t understand the problems and you don’t understand the technology”- Bruce Schneier
  • “You are the key to security”- unknown
  • “Locks only keep the honest person honest”- unknown
  • “Security is like a chain, as strong as the weakest link” – unknown
  • “Security is like brakes on your car. Their function is to slow you down. But their purpose is to allow you to go fast.” – unknown
  • “No security hole is too small” – unknown
  • “Give a man an audit and he will be secure for a day. Teach a man to audit and he will be secure for the rest of his life.” – David Rhoades
  • “Information Security is not cryptography” – unknown
  • “Digital world is dangerous because it’s silent” – unknown
  • “When entrusted to process, you are obligated to safeguard” – Bob Johnston, CISSP
  • “If you can’t physically secure your computer, it’s not only belongs to you anymore” – unknown
  • “Information security is expressive and proactive” – Syaharani
  • “Secure is an adjective, so it’s subjective to owner’s risk acceptance” – Gildas Deograt Lumy, CISSP
  • “Feeling secure is dangerous. It makes us complacent.” – Gildas Deograt Lumy, CISSP

INFORMATION SECURITY RELATED QUOTES

  • “With great power comes great responsibilities.” – Uncle Ben, Spiderman –>Our thought: Information security knowledge is power.
  • “Next to knowing all about your own business, the best thing to know about is the other fellow’s business.”- John D. Rockefeller
  • ” If you can’t make it good, make it look good.” – BILL GATES, 1995 –>Our thought: If we replace the word good with secure then “If you can’t make it secure, make it look secure.” Feeling secure is dangerous.
  • “Devil is in the details” – unknown –>Our thought: Devil looks good always.
  • “You cannot solve the problem with the same kind of thinking that has created the problem.” – Albert Einstein –>Our thought: We need different way of thinking to solve security problem.
  • “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” – Albert Einstein –>Our thought: Information security is a complex problem. There is no simple solution.
  • “A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.” – Theodore Roosevelt –>Our thought: Always remember what uncle Ben said!
  • “Your schooling may be over, but remember that your education still continues.” – Unknown –>Our thought: An information security professional is just a lifetime student.
  • “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke –>Our thought: Our information security knowledge brings us a great responsibilities: to fight the triumph of evil.
  • “Misuse of technology is a social problem, not a technological one.” – Steve Jobs –>Our thought: You’re the key to information security, not technology.