Philosopher Sissela Bok writes that “Whatever matters to human beings, trust is the atmosphere in which it thrives.” Our social fabric is woven from the rich fabric of social interactions and trusted relationships.
What does this mean in an increasingly device-centric, mobile, Internet connected world? To put it bluntly, it’s rather scary: Every interaction we have with another person or with an application could put us at risk. Did that email really come from your colleague? Is the attachment a photo, or a virus? Are your Facebook friends who their profiles suggest? Are you being stalked by a Twitter follower?
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