The Bellingham Podcast
The Bellingham Podcast
Ep. 213 | Your Digital Estate | #tech

Ep. 213 | Your Digital Estate | #tech

Should something happen... who should get access to your online life?


Juneteenth Holiday

Fathers Day

Whatcom Dads Podcast - Mark Bagley, Nathan Dwyer, and Chris Roselli

Legal Disclaimers and Background

A guide to your Digital Estate

Another guide to your Digital Estate

A 2015 RUFADAA - Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act = Information pertaining to a digital will and an assigned fiduciary

What to consider…should something happen

  • Who have you shared access to your mobile phone with? [Digital Executor]

  • Who have you shared access to your personal computer with? [Digital Executor]

  • Who have you given access to your personal email password? [Digital Executor]

  • Do you have a folder of bookmarks for your bank website and other financial investment websites?

  • If you stored important information on your office computer, who has access to this? Do they know your login password?

  • Where are external drives located in your house or office?

Chris’ Client

What to do when data is scattered everywhere

AJ’s data migration

Homing your data to a NAS and anti-cloud can of worms: Episode 171 “BellingHOME your Data)

Chris’ brutally-complicated tech landscape (and how someone can access his Digital Estate)

  • Over 200 online accounts stored in a password manager vault

    • each account has a unique email address (you read that right)

    • each account has a unique password that is either 40+ characters or five words in a passphrase (CP doesn’t joke about this)

    • A number of online accounts require multi-factor authentication.

  • Chris’ wife knows there is a specific book in their house with a sheet of paper inside it. This sheet of paper contains:

    • The passphrase used to authenticate to the password manager vault.

    • The PIN code to his mobile phone

    • The name of the MFA authentication app on the phone and the password to authenticate into it

    • Any additional information not stored in Password Manager, e.g. Bank password

The Bellingham Podcast
The Bellingham Podcast
Pacific Northwest aficionados, AJ Barse and Chris Powell are your hosts each week talking about their views and interests in technology, travel, gear and watches. Or, put another way, "PNW life and views from the city by the Salish Sea."
The Bellingham Podcast is recorded in or on location in or around the City of Subdued Excitement, Bellingham Washington. This show is also available on-air on Bellingham's KMRE 102.3FM.
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