Security “for free”?

As security professionals, we are continuously facing the challenge of smaller and smaller budgets allocated to maintain and improve the IT security. That’s probably the main reason why there is always the temptation of “Free”. Many people, sometimes even professionals, think that they can achieve a good security for free. “For free” means in this context that some programs used to achieve and improve security don’t cost any money to acquire.  Unfortunately, the analysis of the costs stops at the acquisition and it ignores other costs like the installation and maintenance costs. But, is it possible to cover all the … Continue reading Security “for free”?