Carl Sue

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Cyber Snake Oil

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Sony,┬áJPMorgan, Target, Home Depot,┬áNeiman Marcus, eBay, P.F. Chang’s, UPS, Google, and more. All these companies have one thing specifically in common. All of them got hacked in 2014 and all of the spent hundreds of thousands if not millions of dollars off their bottom line on security products and services. And what did they get from it? well they got a massive public shaming and spent millions of dollars sure but did they really receive useful information on the weaknesses? In most cases, no I don’t believe they did, the vast majority of these companies followed a simple guideline playbook to incident response. Read more of this post

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