[Full-Disclosure] Re: January 15 is Personal Firewall Day, help the cause
damian at sentex.net
Thu Jan 15 20:06:22 GMT 2004
Thus spake Exibar (exibar at thelair.com) [15/01/04 15:02]:
> Why not EDUCATE the end-user on how to use Windows and Outlook safely?
> This is the entire basis behind these personal firewall day, it's about
> EDUCATING those that don't know.
Because end-users don't want to be educated. They just want it to all work.
They don't want to know *why* their connection is slow, they just want it to
be fast again. They don't want to know *why* all their files are gone, they
just want them back again.
End-users are very different creatures from sysadmins or power users or
whatever you all are. Treating them similarly will not bring you to a
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