“Security is a mesh of actions and features and mechanisms. No one thing makes you secure”. – Vint Cerf – Chief Internet evangelist
Lot of computer users in the corporate world despises the IT guys; these are the ones who decided the browsing blockade. They put in limitation and minimize internet access to numerous users, without any consideration to the effect of the user’s area of interest. The IT guys call it user privileges. The user calls it restrictions.
Sometime in the past, the only reason the IT department will block access to a website, if necessary was, users surfing pornographic pages. Well, not much corporate activity was required online which eats up bandwidth, however employees were occupied during official hours surfing x-rated sites, hence these sites had to be blocked. Read the rest of this entry »