IDG Contributor Network: Your gardener wants access to your house safe

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Any house owner with a garden can attest that it takes care and maintenance for it to shine. And frequently, those who do not have the time or the mojo to manage it themselves, take the services of a gardener for its proper upkeep. What has this got to do with security and privacy? I am getting there. Now imagine if your trusted gardener comes to you one day and asks for the combination to your house safe. Your face would be a study I would imagine. And imagine that after the expletives have died down, he (or she) continues with their normal chores without missing a beat. How about an alternate reality, where you hand over the combination to them and then pretend life is normal thereafter?

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