Monday, March 26, 2007

On Security vs Convenience vs Embarassment

I just love this quote from Alan Paller: "convenience trumps security, but embarrassment trumps convenience." Sounds like a new driving principle for security.

Besides the above quote, I was actually quite impressed that "
log management was cited [as a funding priority] by 23 percent of respondents"

But all this murks in comparison to the good old some-say-myth-some-say-truth that "everybody is 0wned." Specifically, Alan Paller said: "Federal systems are deeply penetrated, by hackers and other hostile interests."

Dr Anton Chuvakin