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Issue No.02 - March/April (2012 vol.10)
pp: 3-5
Jeremy Epstein , Associate Editor in Chief
ABSTRACT
How can we know if a technology's risk or benefit is greater? From electronic voting machines to backscatter machines, our ever increasing technology is raising issues we must address.
INDEX TERMS
cybersecurity, backscatter, risk tradeoff, computer security
CITATION
Jeremy Epstein, "Can We Be Too Careful?", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.10, no. 2, pp. 3-5, March/April 2012, doi:10.1109/MSP.2012.33
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