QOTD - EU's Neelie Kroes on Internet Security

We are all here because we recognise the Internet is important: for our economy, for our values, and for our human rights. We all recognise that insecure systems could harm those benefits. [...] 
We rely on the internet for ever more services – from shopping and socialising, to healthcare, education, and smart transport. 
But the more we depend on it – the more we depend on it to be secure. Staying open and free is essential to online innovation. And there is no true freedom without security – not when you're walking down the street, and not when you're online.
-- Neelie Kroes, VP of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda

Src: EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press Release - SPEECH - Using cybersecurity to promote European values

QOTD on The Need For a Secure Internet

As more people come to rely on the Internet, they rely on it to be secure. And as the online world becomes a part of everything we do, securing that world is essential to ensuring a society that remains secure, prosperous and free.
-- Neelie Kroes, VP of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda

Src: EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press Release - Speech - Towards a coherent international cyberspace policy for the EU

QOTD on Dealing with Advanced Attackers

... Preventing attackers from getting anything useful off a network is far more important than trying to prevent every attacker from getting in.
-- Dennis Fisher, Editor-in-chief, Threatpost.com

Src: How the RSA Attackers Swung and Missed at Lockheed Martin

QOTD on Security for Android Devices

You don’t need a zero-day to attack Android if consumers are running 13-month-old software.
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With Android, the situation is worse than a joke, it’s a crisis.
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Outside the geek space, consumers don’t know the problem exists. They may realize they’re not getting feature updates, but they may think security updates are happening in the background, or they don’t realize security updates are important.
-- Chris Soghoian, Principal Technologist and a Senior Policy Analyst with the Speech,
Privacy and Technology Project at the American Civil Liberties Union

QOTD on Anti-Virus

Turning on only the signature-based anti-virus components of endpoint solutions alone are not enough in a world that is changing daily from attacks and threats.
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Anti-virus software alone is not enough.