Security analogies: the key to educating laymen

SecurityFocus columnist Scott Granneman has recently published a fantastic article explaining how IT professionals should use analogies to explain computer security concepts to non-IT people. The answer boils down to language. We have to learn to speak to quote-unquote normal people about computers and security in a manner that they can understand and that will […]

The Scourge of Image Spam

CSOonline has a great piece today explaining everything there is to know about the relatively new phenomenon that is image spam. Definitely worth the read if you are wondering why so many spam emails end up in your inbox instead of your junk mail folder. Image Spam—an e-mail solicitation that uses graphical images of text […]