VIDEO: Online privacy, freedom and security (in the era of transparency)

Graham Cluley
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Last week, I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at a BBC social media conference, run by the BBC College of Journalism.

BBC Breakfast business presenter Stephanie McGovern chaired a debate with me, James Ball (@jamesrbuk), the Guardian data journalist, and Martha Gill (@martha_gill), a journalist with the Telegraph and New Statesman.]

I found the session pretty interesting, and I hope you do too.

Check out the video of the session above, but and ignore any bits which say that I’m a journalist *at* “The Independent“. That’s a mistake by the video producers.

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It should just say that I *am* independent. Small “i” not a big “I”. Easy mistake to make I guess.

If you want to see other videos from the event, check out the YouTube playlist. There’s lots of interesting content there for people who are interested in social media marketing, as well as my session which touched on privacy and security.

If you’re interested in having me speak at your event, you can read more here.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity industry, having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

2 comments on “VIDEO: Online privacy, freedom and security (in the era of transparency)”

  1. Jeremy

    "Please create the new facebook" – G Cluley

    Lol, wasn't surprised to hear that.

    Been using Keepass, so great. Also blocks brute forcing on the GUI. Also been using 2 factor on every site I use since it came out. (Banks, paypal, dropbox, google and facebook)

    1. Graham CluleyGraham Cluley · in reply to Jeremy

      Glad you liked the video.

      And yes, KeePass (and other programs like it) do a great job.

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