Friday, November 15, 2013

With all this tech talk of security: the simple stuff still matters stoopid!

The major tech story of 2013 will surely be that this is the year that it came to light to just what extent the NSA have been compromising basic Internet and security infrastructure at a technical level. However, as this report points out, we shouldn't let that overshadow the fact that as a race, we are still  really bad at security infrastructure on a social level. It seems that the best way to find out the password to an employee's computer is still to stand at Waterloo Station with a clipboard in your hand and ask them, "What is the password to your computer?"...

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