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comment 2 factor authentication - cost effective solution for a web startup
It's a good point - I can appreciate that for certain applications they may have a good application. I'm just wary because I've seen an unjustified amount of faith put into biometrics as a token, where people think they solve all security problems.
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comment 2 factor authentication - cost effective solution for a web startup
My understanding of biometrics is that they make a very poor security token, as they're not secret and easy to replicate?
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comment What is your way to create good passwords that can actually be remembered?
I've not done the maths, but I would imagine if you include a good smattering of punctation marks, numbers and non-regular words, the combination count is quite high. Would be interesting to see someone sit down and work it out properly though (I'm not mathsy enough...)
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answered How do you estimate the costs of a security breach?
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comment What are good ways to educate about IT security in a company?
Isn't it the case that the likelihood is addressed by the expected frequency of occurrence? Likelihood is meaningless without a timeframe (The likelihood of me going home in the next 6 hours is high, but the likelihood of me going home in the next 2 minutes is low) - in my experience the business equates 'likelihood' with 'how often is this going to happen this year'.
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comment What policies maximize employee buy-in to security?
I never said that the only incentive should be punishment, my point is that there's no point having a policy if you're not going to enforce it properly. That only breeds a false sense of security, because people will circumvent a policy they know no-one cares about.
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answered What is your way to create good passwords that can actually be remembered?
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answered What policies maximize employee buy-in to security?
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answered What issues are most important to cover in Corporate Security Policy?
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answered What are good ways to educate about IT security in a company?