In cyber security, one of the best ways to protect a computer or network is with a strategy called defense in depth. This strategy means that there are multiple defenses put in place. If one fails, it is likely another will catch the problem. Which principle does this strategy belong to?
Hackers are smart people. They know that there is more than one place to break into, and they will try every rule in the book. Defense in Depth is also called ‘Castle Approach’ because that is exactly how it works, in layers. Image the cat above is your hacker, they failed to get on the counter, but what happens when they do? There should always be a backup plan for when security protections fail.
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