Overcoming the Equation: Security = Friction
JUNE 12, 2014
Why does security have to be so onerous? Is this password secure enough: Mxyzptlk? Now that’s secure – good luck remembering it! We’ve migrated to a userid-password society; as we’ve added layers of security, we password-protect each layer: PC (and now device), network, enclave, application, database, and storage (encryption). As you try to simplify the user experience and reduce friction, the cost for security goes up. Can we overcome the friction of security?