This is an interesting article (at least to me, a rare female in the IT security field) about how “sexist” thinking can actually create security vulnerabilities. It’s just another variation on social engineering, of course – but perhaps one that most security pros don’t even take into consideration.
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.