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Naked Online Sunday Beauty

Former White House CIO: You Are Naked Online

A former White House CIO and security consultant says people are giving away too much data and personal information online — to the point where the average American is stark naked in a digital sense.

Payton described one consulting client that actually thought its offices were bugged by competitors — but then realized that employees were spreading too much confidential information through social media. “Nobody needs to bug you,” she said. “They just follow you around on FourSquare.“” Read more..

Humans are funny.

The dark side of geo:

You know all those people who push their Foursquare and Gowalla locations out onto Twitter? Now there’s an aggregator for aspiring crooks who want to rob their houses.Read more..

And, for those of you who are curious, yes. I want to see what having the word “naked” in my title does for my ratings. But here’s your Sunday Beauty..

Click on image to see more by this artist

“Garbage Only” by Peter Kaminski, courtesy of Flickr Commons.

So that wasn’t “beauty”. But it is visually interesting (I think). Hope you are all enjoying the holiday.

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September 2, 2012 Posted by | advice, computers, Internet, security | , , , , | 5 Comments