Call it layered security or defense in depth, but make sure that you use it. While the concept is as old as security thinking itself, that doesn’t make applying layers of security any less relevant. Doing this will not guarantee attack prevention, but it will slow down hackers and help protect your organization against the inevitability of those attacks.
Done properly, a layered approach to security will buy you time; the time you need to respond to an attack and mitigate impact. In other words, it makes you harder to hack. Read on for seven ways to make this happen.