Myth #19: Free security solutions are all I need

Well… there is some truth here.

It is true that one can live exclusively with security solutions that don’t cost anything.







But, there are other costs associated:

– overhead in the maintenance

– consume more resources than if they were in one solution

– Ads (free products use the concept of “freemium” or are ads supported)

– less features and sometimes less security  (but not always!)


For more details, check this article I wrote for (ISC)2 Blog: Security for Free?

All these and many more topics are in the free eBook "Improve your security" available here:

About the Author

Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since 2000 in the IT Security industry and until 2014 for Avira as Product Manager, where he was responsible for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Serving the security needs of so many different users made him think that there are other ways of to help the users: teachning them about security.

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