Software developers also need to figure out how they can present information to users in a way that it can be easily understood, says Chester Wisniewski of Sophos Canada
Security is not always about zero day attacks, buffer overflows and cyber espionage rings, according to Chester Wisniewski, senior security advisor at Sophos Canada. Working on usability and developing better user experice is critical as well in his line of work.
For instance, when Wisniewski was assigned to help in designing the Sophos Email Appliance, he was asked by his bosses to represent the user in the process.
The technical details of how technical support and auditing could be provided were still worked out, he said in a recent post on the Naked Security blog site. However, the developers spent an equal amount of time figuring out how the product would actually work for an administrator.
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