Unwitting Collaborators, Part 1: Breakdown of the Human Firewall
When considering network security, thoughts turn immediately to technology. But technology is just a screwdriver in the security toolbox. A broaderand just as importantpiece in the security equation is the human factor. When putting your network on a war footing, the human firewall is just as important as the technical one. Protecting your security by controlling access to your building, personnel, and information systems may seem like an obvious problem, but you'd be surprised how many organizationsbusinesses especiallyfall down on this simple yet effective threat-prevention tactic.