Locking down your accounts is hard
Your digital identity, or what passes for one on the Interwebs, might be valuable to someone else. Reducing friction, so you use that identity, and locking it down so someone else can't grab it, is getting tougher all the time.
There are an increasing number of tech options to help, but just because you chain them all together, doesn't yeild the desired results. When the attacker is motivated enough. Security is hard. And what is reasonable for one is on a "one size fits all" answer.
Defending against humans is hard enough. When AI's start attacking, it's going to be pretty much game over, unless you have your own AI to defend you, and you've got mad skillz.
What has me thinking like this? William Gibon has a new book, just out. I won't read it for a while, but I have read the previous books. And I do think that some of his thoughts on AI and human nature hold water (in the small things we live with).
And some I now are moving their photos to Instagram because the feel it will be more private than FB... (Which may well be the case)
Anyway here is one more thing to consider while trying to maintain control over your digital identities. "Go outside", is good advice too.http://goo.gl/CyaLwO
| how @gblakeman instagram account was hacked goo.gl/CyaLwO