The infosec QOTD: Famous quotes re-imagined (2010-03)

Date Re-imagined Quote
2010-03-24 “Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to change users’ behavior.” -Napoleon Bonaparte
2010-03-22 “They’ve done studies, you know. 60% of the time antivirus software works, every time.” -Brian Fantana (from Anchorman)
2010-03-18 “Data loss happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.” -George Bernard Shaw
2010-03-17 “A person who never made a mistake never tried writing code.” -Albert Einstein
2010-03-15 “FUD is the art of convincing people to spend money they don’t have for security solutions they don’t need.” -Will Rogers
2010-03-12 “We do not quit hacking because we grow old, we grow old because we quit hacking.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes
2010-03-11 “It’s hard to beat a hacker who never gives up.” -Babe Ruth
2010-03-10 “It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure critical infrastructure only by preparing for cyberwar.” -John F. Kennedy
2010-03-09 “What we’ve got here is a failure to remediate.” -Luke (from Cool Hand Luke)
2010-03-08 “You can avoid security, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding security.” -Ayn Rand
2010-03-05 “I can’t believe I gave my password to a geek.” -Samantha Baker (from Sixteen Candles)
2010-03-04 “From there to here, and here to there, vulnerable things are everywhere.” -Dr. Seuss
2010-03-03 “The elevator to security is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs…one step at a time.” -Joe Girard
2010-03-02 “IT security is like war – offensive weapons are developed first and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.” -Red Auerbach
2010-03-01 “The pain of the exploit is worse than the pain of the patch.” -Publilius Syrus

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