Sometimes we ask form-fillers to provide the exact same information — e.g. email or password — twice. Why do we do this, is it a good or a bad idea, and what are the alternatives?
Here in Australia, 6 – 13 June 2008 is National E-Security Awareness Week. It seems like an apt time, therefore, for us to provide an overview of some key security issues for electronic forms, particularly those on the Web.