Computer software may well aim to impress by adding more features – and, in the process, becoming more complex. The folks at F-Secure argue, however, that “a good piece of security software doesn’t need the bells and whistles you’ll find on some other products. It just has to provide the protection people need, and it can do a very good job without people even knowing that it’s there.”
We’d say “Amen” to that. Read more on this topic, and view a videotaped talk by Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure’s Chief Research Officer, on the firm’s Safe&Savvy blog post, “When Security makes you say ‘Wow'”.