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Security and Convenience Don’t Mix

April 19, 2016 — by David Storch0

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David Storch is a Product Manager and Principal Consultant at Atos and a featured guest blogger

In a press conference in March 2015 Hillary Clinton said ‘When I got to work as secretary of state, I opted for convenience to use my personal email account… because I thought it would be easier to carry just one device for my work.’ This statement is interesting for many reasons, one of which is not how exceptional it is, but how unexceptional, and how well it summarizes the prevailing sentiment about personal devices and convenience. Any number of people in business or government could have made a similar statement–it represents the thinking of government, business and individuals all across the world. Note that what is being referred to as convenient isn’t using a personal device or of using personal email, but of having to ‘carry just one.’

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Your Internet or Your Candy

March 2, 2016 — by David Storch0

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David Storch is a Product Manager and Principal Consultant at Atos and a featured guest blogger

According to the UK’s The Telegraph, ‘eight out of ten parents with children aged 14 or under say restricting their offspring’s use of gadgets is their preferred form of discipline because it stopped them from communicating with their friends. Youngsters saw having their tablets and phones taken away as the worst method of punishment.’