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Encrypt your digital Data

Encrypting your digital data starts with your physical machine.

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Sketch 1 (1,500 characters)

My idea would be a realistic photo of a Laptop with actual private date like bank statement and healthcare records merged with an encryption "bubble". A series would include different private data in the encryption "bubble"

Sketch 2 (1,500 characters)

My second idea would be a realistic photo of a laptop motherboard with color coded parts that correspond to the encryption "bubble" privacy data.

What have you learned through this sketching process? (1,000 characters)

Through this process I learned that developing cybersecurity visuals was not as easy as it sounded initially. I found myself coming up with some of the same concepts that I was trying to break from. And these cybersecurity concepts are harder to articulate as a visual then talking them through.

Tell us more about you. (1,000 characters)

I am a photographer, IT Creative director and life long creative. I have been a professional visual communicator for over 15 years and love the industry. I have a varied background I have worked in corporate design departments, ad agencies and fashion photo studios. I am inspired by well designed wine labels, architecture and photography.

Why are you participating in this Challenge? (750 characters)

What brought me to the challenge is the opportunity to work with other creatives in a new and exciting way. Working with-in a group to build off other creatives gives me the change to flex my creative muscles. Looking forward to playing out my concepts with a


What is your experience with the field of cybersecurity?

  • I have considerable experience and/or knowledge in the cybersecurity field.

What best describes you?

  • I’m a professional visual creator affiliated with an organization.

How did you hear about this OpenIDEO Challenge?

  • OpenIDEO email / social media

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Location: Country

  • United States of America

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The sketch depicts a laptop with an encryption "bubble" surrounding different types of private data. I.E. bank statements, medical records, ect.

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Photo of Dima Boulad

Hello Laura Lisa  Happy to see your contribution to the Cybersecurity challenge. How would you consider pushing this idea further? We've had a large number of very interesting creations, have you had a chance to browse other submissions? There's a very interesting conversation around cybersecurity going on!