"security" questions

if you're here because you are affiliated with a web site that requires one or more "security" question answers and were directed here when you attempted to use one of my answers...

Seriously, think this through. Where did you come up with such a crazy idea? I know, "everybody else is doing it." Congratulations on embracing the lowest common denominator. You are requiring that your users disclose deeply personal information to you so that you have an easy and convenient way to make up for the security shortcomings of your site. You are compromising your users' security and showing disdain for

if you're hear because you were searching or you're one of the two regular readers of my blog...

We've all suffered through it: "please enter a security question answer." Presumably, this will help

-- RonRisley - 24 Feb 2010

Topic revision: r1 - 2010-02-24 - RonRisley
 
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