Sunday, July 09, 2017

Security clearances and social media use


Here’s a piece by David Brown from early 2016 on the extra care techies with security clearances must use with personal social media, “Hold a security clearance?  Using social media can cost you your job

There is important discussion on “what is a public utterance?”  Apparently setting privacy settings (something insurance companies seem to advocate) doesn’t mean what you said isn’t public in the clearance area, where sometimes social media passwords are asked for.  This tracks backs to earlier discussions by me of “conflict of interest

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