InfoSec’s Secret Star Promoter: Lauren Nelson, Miss America 2007

Forget Bruce Schneier! Who in the infosec community knew that Miss America 2007’s platform was internet security? CNN’s report on Miss America 2008 concludes with:

On hand for the crowning will be Miss America 2007, Lauren Nelson. The former Miss Oklahoma has spent the past year traveling the country to promote Internet safety, and appeared on the TV show, “Are You Smarter Than A Fifth-Grader.” (my emphasis)

From Wikipedia:

her platform issue is “Be NetSmart – Protecting Kids Online”

Here she is interviewed on America’s Most Wanted regarding protecting kids online.

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