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Poll: If you could make only one of your security mechanisms 100 percent bulletproof, which one would you choose?


Securing a corporate network always takes a multi-headed strategy, but TechRepublic is interested to know which security mechanism is viewed as the most important by IT professionals.

If you selected "Other," please join the discussion to let us know which security mechanism you would choose.

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3 comments
CharlieSpencer
CharlieSpencer

And the 'other' is 'Users'. Making users 100% bulletproof includes them sticking to secure sites, deleting spam unopened, scanning attachments and portable drives, and avoiding other unsafe behaviors. Then I could concentrate on the productive technologies instead of the security ones.

jasonhiner
jasonhiner

I posted a new poll that asks, "If you could only make one of your security mechanisms 100% bulletproof, which one would you choose?" http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/hiner/?p=515 Take the poll and join the discussion. If you chose "Other" please make a note of which mechanism you would choose.

ikegeorge
ikegeorge

because firewalls does majority of security funtions