Why We Should Not Know Our Own Passwords
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 6, Episode 83 , Segment 3
Comedians and Mental Health, Immigration Policy
Episode: Comedians and Mental Health, Immigration Policy
- Apr 8, 2017 4:00 pm
- 31:36 mins
Dr. Megan Squire, a professor of computing science at Elon University in North Carolina. Since 2009, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have been able to search electronic devices carried by citizens and non-citizens are they enter the country. It has been suggested that this vetting should also include harvesting social media password. This violates the first rule of online security: Don’t share your passwords. This has caused major problems for private citizens and government employees alike. Dr. Megan Squire discusses the importance and challenges around password protection.