i have a scanner radio sitting in my office, on and scanning 24/7. some EMTs were reading someone's full PII over the air unencrypted (id number, name, address, date of birth, et c) and my partner was astounded to hear it.

turns out that most normal people have absolutely no training whatsoever in the protection of PII.

@sneak I have this discussion at work somewhat frequently. On one of the more sensitive projects all the radio traffic is in plaintext, even though ciphertext is provided. Something about inoperability betwixt the radios and intercom system is the excuse. I can pull in all the traffic my SDR and listen, which means a nefarious actor could as well. I get irritated at SWMBO for leaving on the baby monitor all the time for the same reason.
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