Sex Lies and Cybercrime surveys
- Missing methodology section? Check!
- Unverified user input? Check!
- Report the average but not the median? Check!
- Sponsored by security vendor? Check!
"It is ironic then that our cyber-crime survey estimates rely almost exclusively on unverified user input. A practice that is regarded as unacceptable in writing code is ubiquitous in forming the estimates that drive policy."