Issue No.02 - March/April (2008 vol.6)
Steve Bellovin , Columbia University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2008.43
We've all seen the checklists with suggestions for how to secure your system. Many of us have even written them. (I have.) The problem is that security is more complicated than that, and checklists—especially if followed slavishly or enforced without thought—can make matters worse.
security, passwords, security checklists, Clear Text
Steve Bellovin, "Security by Checklist", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.6, no. 2, pp. 88, March/April 2008, doi:10.1109/MSP.2008.43