When "security" measures are just a waste of time

04/12/2010 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

A Microsoft researcher who examined password-security practices found many of them to be a poor use of time. Routinely changing passwords is a time-intensive chore, and the practice is unlikely to prevent a cyber-attack, the study found. "Most security advice simply offers a poor cost-benefit trade-off to users," Microsoft's Cormac Herley wrote in a report.

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