Archive for December, 2009
President Obama said that there were "systemic and human failures" yet there is no such thing as 100% security - just like there is no such thing as totally accurate SPAM filtering. So what do you do?
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried and failed to take down an airliner on Christmas day. Now we can't have anything in our laps for the last hour of an international flight. Huh?
A laptop crammed with secret data was stolen from inside the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defense (MoD) nerve center -- and so was the key to unlock it. Oops!
A hacker was able to break into the database of RockYou, which provides applications and services for social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace. If you use any of their applications, you are toast.
What happens if there is a digital rights management (DRM) failure, your application is discontinued, or your service provider goes bust? How do you get access to your data?
Does the FBI really come into a crime scene and kick out local officials? Are InfraGard and FBI Citizen's Academy members Junior G-men? What are the FBI's key responsibilities?