Consciously Secure Living: To Delete or Not Delete TikTok

Should we engage on TikTok or not? Is it a national security risk or not? Well, any platform can be a security risk, it depends on how that platform is being used. We would not recommend companies allow employees to use TikTok on their company devices, unless there is a business case for it. That could be the argument for all social media platforms, however. It’s a sticky topic…especially when it comes to national security.

Jessica was featured in this Bustle article and shared some thoughts in this article that may offer some perspective.

Enjoy this article by Kaitlin Wylde.

Consciously Secure Living: Privacy and Social Media


As the pandemic stared there is no doubt people connected more online, though various mediums, as a way to build community. The question that remained in regards to some platforms was “How much is to ‘too much’ information to share?”

It’s important to have an awareness of what information is important to keep private. This varies by person, but an individual’s overall understanding of long-term impact also varies by age and level of awareness. For example, the younger the person the more likely they may be willing to post more information about themselves online.

Jessica was featured in this Bustle article that covers good information any individual can consider when posting on social media. This may specifically be of interest to parents, in thinking about their children, and those who live alone.

Enjoy this article by Kaitlin Wylde.