The OPM Hack, VENOM and the Risks of Sharing Servers and Data Centers
Jun 10, 2015
Two recent events have put sharing – in the forms of a shared data center and sharing of servers – in the spotlight: the recent data theft at the US Office of Personnel Management and the VENOM security bug. As Bob Cromwell pointed out in his post on the OPM Hack, this is not proof […]
Would Encryption Alone Have Prevented the OPM Hack?
Jun 8, 2015
The recent breach of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management has certainly been big news and the cause of lots of speculation. OPM says they provide over 90% of the Government’s background investigations, over two million each year. Twitter has been busy with comments about how useful the contents of background information would be for […]