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A Dyre Warning About Canonizing Encryption

This article makes a strong argument against the “all eggs in one basket” approach to security in terms of browser-based encryption.  SSL and TLS are certainly valuable tools, but luring consumers into a false sense of security by simply conditioning them to look for the little lock in the browser session does no one any good.  It ultimately devalues awareness training and leaves no one prepared for the next generation of attacks.  We need to stop conditioning consumers like animal trainers, and instead educate them.  That is how society can learn to adapt and evolve to ever changing cyber threats.

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