[Gllug] File permissions

Andy Millar andy at andymillar.co.uk
Fri Jul 2 10:31:28 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-07-02 at 10:19 +0100, Peter Childs wrote:

> After all if its only a single user system in your home or every user
> trusts each other implicitlu what's the point anyway?

Then you still want full disk encryption and strong passwords.

1. It's about training people that it is *never* acceptable to use poor
passwords or to take data security lightly.

2. You are making the assumption that only the users you expect to use a
system are actually going to use  the system. This is a very poor and
dangerous assumption (consider theft, for example).

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