[Full-disclosure] Re: [Owasp-dotnet] RE: [SC-L] 4 Questions: LatestIE vulnerability, Firefox vs IE security, Uservs Admin risk profile, and browsers coded in 100% Managed Verifiable code

Gunnar Peterson gunnar at arctecgroup.net
Wed Mar 29 19:00:16 EST 2006

> This comes back to that great concept called 'Faith-based' Security  
> (see Gunnar Peterson's post http://1raindrop.typepad.com/1_raindrop/ 
> 2005/11/net_and_java_fa.html ), which is when people are told so  
> many times that something is secure, that that they believe that it  
> MUST be secure. Some examples:

This is also neatly summarized by Brian Snow thusly:

We will be in a truly dangerous stance: we will think we are secure  
(and act accordingly) when in fact we are not secure.


1. Notes and links on "We Need Assurance!" paper
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