Re: [SC-L] Why Software Will Continue to Be Vulnerable

2005-05-02 Thread Michael Silk
Inline.. On 5/2/05, Jeff Williams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What really mystifies me is the anlogy to fire insurance. *Everyone* keeps their fire insurance up to date, it costs money, and it protects against a very rare event that most fire insurance customers have never experienced. What

Re: [SC-L] Why Software Will Continue to Be Vulnerable

2005-05-02 Thread ljknews
At 8:05 AM -0400 5/2/05, Kenneth R. van Wyk wrote: Yet, despite that pessimistic outlook -- and the survey that forked this thread -- I do think that companies are demanding more in software security, even though consumers are not. Companies value time spent on cleanup more than consumers do.

[SC-L] re: Why Software Will Continue to Be Vulnerable

2005-05-02 Thread Bill Cheswick
Here's a depressing survey I found it utterly unsurprising. The bad guys almost never erase hard drives, or do other terribly inconvenient things to the machines they own. They simply run in the background, mostly, and the users don't understand the issues. My father has repeatedly asked why

Re: [SC-L] re: Why Software Will Continue to Be Vulnerable

2005-05-02 Thread Gunnar Peterson
It appears that the user-obvious malware would need to reach the anterior insula to make a difference in computer security. From Business Week -- Why Does logic often takes a backseat in making decisons?: The National Hockey League and its players wrangle over a salary cap. The impasse causes