Security expert: User education is pointless


Forget about teaching computer users how to be safe online.

Users are often called the weakest link in computer security. They can't select secure passwords, and they write down passwords and give them out to strangers in exchange for treats. They use old or outdated security software, can't spell the word "phishing," and click on all links that arrive in email or instant messages, and all that appear on the Web. Security expert: User education is pointless | CNET News.com

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 13th October 2006 11:25PM