99% of crack attempts are done by "kevin mitnick" methods, not password

Absolutely true.  Mitnick was an early exponent of Social Engineering
attacks, which are still the easiest and most effective methods for

Mitnick just chose the best possible friend - human stupidity. It never fails.

breaking computer security.  Now, if we could just get rid of all the
users, our lives as Sys Admins would be a whole lot easier...

Just make sure that one user can't do mess to others, and to log every logins. Then it's no more your problem, as users can only hurt themselves.

Don't care about their security if they don't care by themselves.



[*] It's amazing how many people, when you tell them to use a mix of
upper and lower case letters, just capitalize the *first* letter of
their password.

because most people don't understand what are passwords for. They just treat them as a part of required ceremony.
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