My Photo

« Looking to hire a programmer? Ask for more... | Main | Book Review: Network Forensics, Tracking Hackers Through Hyperspace »

Wednesday, 25 July 2012


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

His premise os based upon things being either-or which is silly. Staff training budgets don't deplete hardware and software column entries.

The #1 bit of advice we can give end-users is : Update your software and operating system, daily

#2? be as skeptical as Dave when conducting business or having fun, online.

Thanks for this Dave. I think you're spot on with your observations. The other thing which I think is always relevant to keep in mind is that with Security awareness, one size doesn't fit all. So while the awareness techniques and programs we try to drive may not work for all users, there will definitely be at least a subset of the population who pay attention and pick up the messages. Is it worth the effort for this subset? I think it definitely is on balance. For the others, finance should be diverted for other activities, some of which Atiel suggests. So it's all about the right balance.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)