- By Dan Verton
- Mar 26, 2000
This four-part video takes a light-hearted look at some common-sense
precautions that all information workers should take during the course of
their daily routines.
For example, the first segment urges personnel to be discreet about
their professional identities when participating in Internet chat forums
at home. "Kyle," whom the video describes as somebody who is passionate
about his work and often takes it home, "knows that others can build a profile
of him and his interests based on his Web surfing patterns."
In another segment called "Bits and Pieces," information workers are
warned that "spies will try almost anything in pursuit of information" and
that "even the most bumbling and inept spy can achieve success by accessing
the desired information on a computer." Bits and pieces of information,
the video warns, can be used to build a more in-depth picture of sensitive
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