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Obtaining user cooperation

One key to user cooperation is getting them involved.

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Most people agree that one of the biggest challenges in implementing a security policy is getting the users' cooperation. One way of ensuring this is to involve the users at every stage of the project, ensuring that they feel they've had some input into the final result. This can be achieved through a committee structure or similar, involving all levels of users -- not just management.

This was last published in December 2001

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