Continued debate on desktop lockdowns

Friday, 28 July 2006, 1:49 PM EST

A few columns ago, I suggested the single best security defense any company could implement is to prevent users from installing any unauthorized software.

The adulation and the critical response was overwhelming. I got so many people telling me Iím an idiot that you would have thought I had said something critical about a Mac computer. (Mom, no need to write next time, just call.)

At InfoWorld.

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