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Re: accessibility and security/privacy


From: deborah.kaplan@suberic.net
Date: Jan 19, 2015 5:31PM


Passwords, security codes, and anything secure is a real problem for dictation users. If not in a secure space, dictation users need to use alternative input devices for anyting with security needs.

Deborah Kaplan

On Mon, 19 Jan 2015, Terzian, Sharon wrote:

> Hi Everyone, I've been on this list for a while and have picked up some great advice on how to structure websites and be able to safely use things like drop down menus, etc.
> I'm also in a PhD program for cyber security. I want to know if there are any extra steps that you have to take as users, to avoid things like a data breach. If you are using JAWS, do you worry about others 'hearing' your passwords/login info? How do you protect yourself?
> I'm sure I'll have more questions later, as this is just a preliminary fact finding mission for me, and also if you could point me to any articles or websites that talk about the need for extra security when it comes to people with disabilities, regardless of what the disability is.
> Thank you all.
> Sharon Terzian
> Webmistress/Sherlock Center @ RIC
> Adjunct Professor/School of Management @ RIC
> http://www.sherlockcenter.org
> http://www.dubowitzsyndrome.net
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