Reply to post: Convenience trumps security.....?

Would you let users vouch for unknown software's safety with an upvote? Google does

Steve K Silver badge

Convenience trumps security.....?

I believe that the saying is "Convenience trumps security"?

I am surprised that corporate policy allows the downloading of random software on to corporate machines, since for most use cases surely the tools required for people to do their jobs are pretty well-defined, and there is a process to request new software approvals.

With this approach the bad guys only have to be lucky once (dependent on other security countermeasures), and it doesn't matter if the user will downvote in future, the damage is done?

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