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

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Fri Feb 1 16:21:33 EST 2008


Craig Sanders wrote:
<snip>
> users don't and won't choose unix, any more than they choose Windows.
> they use what comes with their computer, bundled with it.  Even Mac
> users don't choose unix, they choose a Mac and it happens to come with
> unix.
> 
> not 100% of users, of course, but most of them.
> 
> they don't care about the OS. for the most part, they just want email &
> web & basic office apps.  
> 
> BTW, for those who only need those things (and don't need the latest 3D
> games), they're actually better off with one of the modern Linux distros
> like Ubuntu - it will do everything they need without fuss or hassle.
> 
<snip>

There is ofcourse the Zonbu/EEPC (linux/webbased) paradigm shift taking place 
right now.

Having had some recent involvement with implementing VoIP it seems we have moved 
forward. PCs are now like telephones and telephones like PCs.

Marghanita
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