Is security getting any easier?
Although governments and companies appear to be making significant headway on many security problems, don’t expect headaches like spam to disappear anytime soon, according to security experts. Human error, combined with the increasing technical sophistication of malicious hackers, creates a situation in which security, ultimately, can never be perfect, security specialists on the cryptographer’s panel at the RSA Conference here said Tuesday. Invariably, individuals will inadvertently open dangerous files or fall for cleverly deceptive spoofs. Even technically sophisticated users will make mistakes, according to Paul Kocher, president of Cryptography Research. Full Story