As a network professional, how often do you find yourself being called at any time of day to help friends and family with computer problems? How many of those problems could have been prevented by those friends and family having implemented basic security best practices? How much more sleep would you get if they did use some basic security in their everyday computing life?
If this sounds familiar to you, then you might want to check out Deb Shinder's article on the www.microsoft.com Web site on how to act as the de facto security officer for you friends and family. Find the article at:
For another take on the issue, check out Steve Riley's article over at:
Thomas W Shinder, M.D.
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