Mike Hodges has developed the ThinkTank prompt for this month. So I’m passing the microphone… Here’s Mike:
“The amount we depend on our electronic devices for all our information has grown. Inter-connectivity has also been pushed, so that all your data is available on all devices and they are all controlled by one account. Mat Honan from “Wired” was hacked and lost everything. How would you feel if you lost EVERYTHING. I am talking about photos, music, original writings, address book, all digital data.
What can be done? How can we prevent it? Let’s discuss.
“How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking” Mat Honan (iCloud)
(VIDEO) Matt Honan, post hack paranoia
Google’s two-factor authentication is a pain, but it’s the lesser of two evils.
Nasty bug wipes Android phones
Not just Samsung Phones that are vulnerable.
When you have the chance, have a look at Mike’s suggested resources and we’ll see you on Thursday at 10am in CR1.
Notes from the discussion:
Where does this leave authenticating to library accounts with our cloud profiles and social media identities (oauth,browserID, handshakes…)?
As potential experts of personal digital archiving and identity management, what do libraries need to know to help teach our patrons about these issues?
- redundant storage – external drive
- 3 copies, 2 mediums, 1 offsite (Leo Laporte)
- What role can people play in petitioning corporations about identity security?
- teach people about library data management routines
- teach people what it means to use “pass-through” authentication (If you login via twitter oath, you are creating a connection…
* “This is a form of information literacy.” – jason
What does Google know about me? Services have been building profiles of your online activity.
- See your Google Dashboard - https://www.google.com/dashboard/
- “Google Thinks I’m a middle-aged man…” http://mashable.com/2012/01/25/google-cookies/
- Google Ads Preferences (linked in your Google Account) https://www.google.com/ads/preferences/view?
Potential Workshop: Managing personal digital data and your online identity