Nils Magnus (of LinuxTag) on security and aKademy

Friday, 6 August 2004, 11:53 AM EST

How good must security be, or is absolute security needed?

Nils: There is no absolute security per se with computer systems. The administrator's task is to define and reach a level of appropriate security. We often hear 'there is no critical data on my computer'. But is this true? Information technology is increasingly becoming a part of many areas of our life . We won't notice this in any case. Do we access our e-bank account from the same computer? How would the employer react if in the private web cache several situations offered are found? And does the music and advertising industry have insight to every private preference?

By Michael Renner and Tom Chance interviewed at KDE News.

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