Security As A Metaphor

Kevin Hill explains some of the basics of security using an extended metaphor:

Imagine if you will, that you own a house.

Because you are the owner, you have a key to the house.   You can do anything you want in any room of the house.  You decide who else gets keys, and what they can do inside.  We’ll assume your significant other also has a key and equal rights to all rooms.

Read on for the rest of the story.

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