[LINK] Perspective on security! [was: Security efforts hindered by untrained users]

Craig Sanders cas at taz.net.au
Fri Feb 1 07:05:56 EST 2008


On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 10:53:43PM +1100, Darrell Burkey wrote:
> I haven't had time to catch up with this entire thread so forgive me if I'm 
> off the mark a bit.
>
>> From what I have read I think Bruce Schneier's keynote 
> speech at linux.conf 2008 last Mon might be of interest. See/hear 
> http://linux.conf.au/programme/keynotes for an interesting take on 'feeling 
> secure'.

yes, he had a lot to say about that - and about how the security product
market is a lemon market[1], where the bad has driven out the good.

i was going to mention it yesterday because i also thought it relevant
to the discussion but my post was already too long, and deleted a few
paragraphs talking about it.



[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Market_for_Lemons

craig

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