Skincare and Opsec Forever
Beauty vlogs and cyber-security tips actually make a pretty good couple
Step 1: Uncap under eye concealer.
Step 2: Discuss threat modeling.
Step 3: Dab on under eye concealer.
Step 4: Switch from passwords to passphrases.
Cosmetics tutorials and cybersecurity may seem like strange bedfellows. One deals in eyeshadow and moisturizer; the other in two-factor authentication and network vulnerabilities.
But in the world of YouTube — where beauty vlogs are abundant and reliable cybersecurity advice is scarce — they actually make a pretty good couple.
Borrowing beauty vloggers’ DIY aesthetic and focusing on the real-world applications of infosec (e.g. thwarting nosey partners), I filmed tutorials that everyday users might find appealing.
You could squander precious time watching twice as many videos: one on applying korean sheet masks, and one on the merits of password managers.
Or, you could multitask and watch videos that tackles both 👇
Lesson One: My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard (and why that might be an issue).
Lesson Two: Passwords and how to not suck at getting hacked
Lesson Three: 20 seconds to better security
Lesson Four: Give boys a fake phone number
Lesson Five: Why hackers love stickers: