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PRINCIPLES OF DEFENSE - GENERAL GUIDELINES

Defending your IT infrastructure is a tricky and time consuming business, and there are many different details to bear in mind, depending as well on type and size of your IT infrastructure. But, no matter what size or technology or type of business you are involved in protecting, there are some general rules to keep in mind when working out the details. I cannot claim to have originated, or to being the author of these guidelines, some are commonly known principles, some are common sense, but regardless, I have found them to be true enough time and again.

Always remember that these are guidelines, and it is entirely feasible that you may need to setup an IT infrastructure in an environment where some of these are just not possible. But keeping these in mind in whatever you do should help