Internet security: the top 10 online blunders

Tuesday, 6 January 2004, 5:01 PM EST

With over 10 years experience of defending against Internet security threats, I've pretty much seen it all. Throughout my career I've dealt with just about every end-user mistake, error and cock-up that you could imagine. Unfortunately, the practical world of business is a distant cry from my early experiences of information security studying at Royal Holloway College, recognised to be one of the leading colleges in the field of IT security.

Here are a few of the most common Internet security blunders I come across.

By Tom Salkield at Bios Magazine.

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