Some security myths busted

safeIT Security is one of those things that many myths and half-truths have appeared. Now as a non-technical person you might be wondering “but why does this interest me?” The reality is security is often looked at by non-technical people in terms of the cost to implement, rather than a more accurate what is the cost of not implementing.

Over the years I have read a lot of advertising material from various companies. Some of the claims made in them have gone from a basic misunderstanding of how security works to just some pure A grade bulldust.

The following 4 myths are things you need to be aware of when reading advertising material from database vendors. This is hardly a comprehensive list, but if you are a decision maker reading over sales pamphlets these are certain a few good things to remember. Continue reading