Computer dangers that lurk within

Monday, 26 February 2007, 1:00 AM EST

Keeping computer records safe, avoiding identity theft and preventing spam no longer come down to using cutting-edge technology -- they now involve psychology and the courts, according to local computer security experts.

"All of our research so far has involved psychologists and technical experts," said Dawn Cappelli, team leader for insider threat research in the CERT program of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. "We just feel there is no way to solve the problem without looking at both sides."

At the Pittsburgh Tribune.

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