Security vs Freedom | Can you have too much security?by The PC Security Channel [TPSC]   2 years ago


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Can something be too secure to use? Can you ever have too much security?

Understanding the concept of balance between security and freedom or availability is crucial when discussing potential solutions to threats like ransomware/malware. An extreme either way is damaging to the user. While zero-day technologies are absolutely necessary, it is easy to get carried away and forget that security products *need* to distinguish between malicious and safe files. Blocking everything is just the same as allowing everything, only worse.

I'm looking at you, Cylance and solely whitelisting based security solutions.


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