Security, Drinking Straws, Cavities and Wrinkles…
I was reading an article on SlashFood titled "Drinking Straw: Friend or Foe" and chuckled at the parallels to the reflexive hyping, purchase and (oft failed) use of "solutions" in the security space. Sometimes I think we need a securitysnopes.com:
sipping through straws. The doctor said it was the number one cause of
Even more recently, at lunch one day my aunt relayed
some info from her husband, an orthodontist. He said that drinking
through a straw prevents cavities and tooth decay, since straws allow
sugary beverages to bypass your teeth. When my aunt said this,
everybody around the table (six women) stuck straws in their drinks.
But when I countered with the skincare side of the question, my aunt
was the first to pluck her straw right back out again.
Brings new meaning to "security sucks." What's your favorite "security straw" analogy?