Dec 28, 2007 (12:12 AM EST)
Two User Resolutions
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3:18 PM -- As the New Year approaches, people often make resolutions to do something new or to change a bad habit. On New Year's Eve, I'll take a stab at some resolutions to make you a better security professional, but today I want to talk about two things you can do for your end users to help them have a happier, safer computing experience:
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A safer computing environment for your users doesn't necessarily require a technical solution. It can start with the end users themselves, which will have a far greater impact than you realize. Some security people (myself included) sometimes look at security as a game of us versus end users. But to truly be effective, we've got to work together. Think about that as you gear up for 2008.
John H. Sawyer is a security geek on the IT Security Team at the University of Florida. He enjoys taking long war walks on the beach and riding pwnies. When he's not fighting flaming, malware-infested machines or performing autopsies on blitzed boxes, he can usually be found hanging with his family, bouncing a baby on one knee and balancing a laptop on the other. Special to Dark Reading