One of the most unifying aspects of the Internet is the fact that it has no bounds. Once published, information is available anytime and anywhere. Yet, while the Internet knows no borders or boundaries, the data it contains and the users who provide this data to service providers fall under a wide range of jurisdictions. Just because the data may be accessed or used in one country, it may be stored halfway across the world. What is acceptable data in one country, may be prohibited in another.
Our team here at Lockr came across this TED talk the other day, and thought it would applicable to our readers. We tried to pick out the important parts of the talk and highlight some of the best practices, hope you enjoy
Lockr and Cellar Door Media founder, Chris Teitzel, had the opportunity to be a part of a panel discussion on security during a session at DrupalCon 2016, held in New Orleans. The discussion served three primary purposes, it introduced some of the key themes in contemporary cybersecurity, it offered language for bringing these themes to customers in an effective manner, and it demonstrated the benefits of being a business which has a value based on security.
In our everyday lives we all want to keep our possessions secure. We have deadbolts and padlocks at home, and RFID locks at work. But no matter how secure the lock, it is only as strong as the key we use to unlock it and way we store that key (hopefully not taped to the front door)...