Some people like to take responsibility for items in their life. They hate the feeling that someone else is making all of the decisions for them. As a matter of fact, it is probably the case that most people are like that. They want to be able to make their own decisions and at their own pace. So people will sometimes push back if they feel as if they are being told what to do. Even if it is a little bit they will find a way to rebel against whoever is being aggressive with them.
In the world of cyber security there is an overall feeling that everyone needs to have their hands held. They feel that the people who use the machines are not smart enough and they need to be told every little thing to do. The people who run cyber security do not trust that if you give people a road map in which to follow they will have no problem being able to work problems out on their own. But it turns out that is the only thing that some people need.
But the people who run cyber security are for the most part not crazy to feel this way. There are too many people out there who do need their hand held when it comes to dealing with computers. And they are probably the majority of computer users. We are most likely talking just the basic functionality of computers. When you start getting into cyber security and matter such as this then you see a whole new level frustration on both the part of the consumer and on the part of the person who is helping them. This can lead to arguments, disagreements, and just generally not liking each other. So to cut these bad feelings off, you see cyber security workers being cautious and just holding everyone by the hand.
When we say being held by the hand, what we mean is that cyber security will protect almost everything on the computer. This is the case for even items that do not need to be protected. And not only will they do that, they will also make it hard for you to reset some of this functionality. in other words for example, if you do not want your email attachments scanned by the antivirus because your browser already does it then you should be able to easily turn off that functionality. With some antivirus solutions it is not easy at all. They assume that you do not want to perform this activity so they make it hard to turn off. This is only one example of antivirus solutions that might hold your hand a little too much.
If you want to be able to pick the way that your security system is set up on your machine then you are going to have to do some homework. If you want more responsibility when it comes to your computer security then you are going to have to step up and make sure that you know what you are doing. You cannot just turn off items and expect everything to be OK. You have to make sure that you are able to replace that functionality with something else. The purpose of taking control of your cyber security is not so that you can have an unprotected system. It is so that you have a system that is protected in a way that you are comfortable with.
To do this right you are going need software that is able to be customized in an easy fashion. They should not be afraid to let their customers make their own decisions. A little warning flag should be all that is needed.
Learning a little bit more about cyber security and then putting it in your own hands can be a rewarding experience. Just make sure that you are ready for it.
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