When security measures backfire

Friday, 9 December 2005, 12:49 AM EST

Nobody questions the need for network security any more, but I wonder if some of the precautions now deemed so necessary are really worth all the hassle. In particular, the latest breed of desktop tools designed to keep the bad guys at bay can make life hard for the good guys too.

At vnunet.

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