“people have become more conscious of the danger of having their computer commandeered for nefarious purposes and have taken steps (such as the use of anti-virus software or being more careful about sites visited) to prevent its occurrence.”

Source: Cyber-security’s dirty little secret: It’s not as bad as you think • The Register

Thanks to the Register

“How does government mass surveillance in cyberspace cross through the domains of privacy and national security with minimal effect in a way where people trust the government? Is it really possible to deploy a conscientious mass surveillance program with minimal loss of trust from the people being served?

If privacy is not protected while performing mass surveillance for national security purposes, then the people’s level of trust in the government decreases.”

via Privacy, National Security, and Mass Surveillance – The State of Security.

Thanks to Cyber Security Forum Initiative