Authors: Bill Gardner, Valerie Thomas Pages: 214 Publisher: Syngress ISBN: 0124199674 Introduction Are information security awareness programs a good thing or a complete waste of time? The debate around this question has been going on for a while and both sides have had some good arguments (and some bad, too).
In order to empower people to take control of their digital assets, consumers must first understand that simply picking a petís name and adding a 1 to the end for a password or using a four digit PIN based on their date of birth is not enough to secure the wealth of information they carry around in their pockets.
The FBI and DHS have issued a warning to businesses about the increase in security incidents involving malicious insiders (current or former employees, contractors, or other business partners).
Still officially unconfirmed, a Home Depot hack looks increasingly likely to have happened.
Security awareness has long been a point of frustration for information security professionals.
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