Looking for security in the wrong places

It’s an old economists’ joke. A person out walking at night comes across a man scrabbling on the floor under a lamppost. The man on the floor says he lost his keys. When asked when he dropped them he then replies, “Oh, I dropped them over there, but the light’s better here.”

It’s an apt metaphor for how cyber security sometimes operates. It’s easier to deal with things we are familiar with, in environments we know best, and using tools we prefer.

Most of us like to stay in our comfort zone, it’s… well comfortable. But that isn’t where growth occurs.