It’s a fact that when we are inundated with news about a single topic repeatedly we tend to start ignoring it, pushing it out of our head and moving on to the next thing.
Sadly, this type of “Fatigue” is starting to occur in the cybersecurity space as the 24-hour news spits out commentary about Equifax, Yahoo, Deloitte, Sonic, SEC, NSA, etc. etc.
If you didn’t know there are breaches happening you are living in a bubble and probably won’t be reading this blog anyway.
In each situation that the media reports on, the root cause is different, however, many times it boiled down to plain old stupidity.
While we Brits try to be subtler, this topic requires the American approach. So, let’s look at the real definition of Stupidity. It is simply behavior that shows a lack of good sense or judgment.