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Issue No. 02 - March/April (2008 vol. 6)
ISSN: 1540-7993
pp: 88
Steve Bellovin , Columbia University
ABSTRACT
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.
INDEX TERMS
security, passwords, security checklists, Clear Text
CITATION
Steve Bellovin, "Security by Checklist", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 6, no. , pp. 88, March/April 2008, doi:10.1109/MSP.2008.43
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