The inability to discard worthless items even though they appear to have no value is known as compulsive hoarding syndrome. Ben Rothke explains why it's a bad habit in the world of IT security.
Stories by Ben Rothke
In the song Long Train Runnin, the Doobie Brothers ask, "Without love, where would you be now?" As to where we'd be without love, I'll leave that to Dr Laura Schlessinger to answer. But if I may take artistic licence, without computer security, where would you be now? As a computer-security professional, that's a question I can answer.