The Password Paradox

 
 
By Michael Vizard  |  Posted 2008-07-02 Email
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Password Paradox states that most security professionals try to increase the security of their enterprise applications with more and more passwords. The problem is that with too many passwords users can't remember them all, and they end up calling up the help desk, which drains productivity, or writing them down in an insecure manner. After a point, says Bill Carey, vice president of marketing at Siber Systems, systems will end up being less secure. Find out more in this IT Link podcast.





The Password Paradox
The Password Paradox states that most security professionals try to increase the security of their enterprise applications with more and more passwords. The problem is that with too many passwords users can't remember them all, and they end up calling up the help desk, which drains productivity, or writing them down in an insecure manner. After a point, says Bill Carey, vice president of marketing at Siber Systems, systems will end up being less secure. Find out more in this IT Link podcast.

Host: Mike Vizard

Length: 00:18:18

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As the Editorial Director and Senior Vice President, Michael Vizard sets the strategic editorial direction for the Enterprise Group at Ziff Davis, which includes eWEEK, Baseline, CIO Insight, The Channel Insider, Publish and Microsoft Watch,. Mr. Vizard has served as the Editor in Chief of CMP Media's Computer Resellers News, in addition to being Editor in Chief at International Data Group's InfoWorld. Mr. Vizard has also had extensive editorial management experience over an 18-year career that has included management positions with PC Week, Computerworld, Digital Review and Electronic Buyers' News.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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