Victor Yablokov graduated from Moscow State University with a degree in mechanics and mathematics. Victor is the author of a number of scientific publications and patents. He joined Kaspersky Lab in 2004 and his current position is Head of Mobile Product Line. He has been engaged in software development for about 20 years and tried his hand at almost all roles: programmer, tester, designer, analyst and project manager.
We are continuing series of the interviews with Kaspersky Lab experts enquiring their opinion regarding cyber-security industry and related threats. Here, David Emm. David has been with Kaspersky Lab since 2004. He presents information on malware and other security issues at exhibitions and events, and provides comment to both broadcast and print media
Many believe that two layers of security will always be better than one. The real-world logic is obvious – if your fortress walls are thick, your enemy can spend an eternity hammering away with little prospect of progress. The thicker the walls, the more secure the dwelling. The same principle applies to layers of clothing at the North Pole. So many users try to apply it to computer security, installing two layers of protection on their machines. Is it a good idea? Not really. This is why.
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