South Korea Credit-Card Data Breach | An Ounce of Prevention

Just last week we posted about an internal NSA document from 1991 which predicted the massive 2013 data breach by Edward Snowden.  The document stated that:  “A relatively small number of system administrators are able to read, copy, move, alter, and destroy almost every piece of classified information handled by a given agency or organization.” There’s been yet another example of how accurate this statement is, from this weekend.   Credit-card…

Times change, but threats remain

“From an individual’s standpoint, access to electronic versions of classified documents is out of control.”   “It seems amazing that so few are allowed to control so much – apparently with little or no supervision or security audits.” These statements are taken from an NSA internal document, and perfectly encapsulate how Edward Snowden was able to access and leak enormous amounts of classified material in 2013.  Yet the document was written…