Friday, March 12, 2010

Mum's The Word

The firing of the State of Pennysylvania's CISO, for discussing a system breach in the states online driver exam scheduling system is a sober reminder to never, ever discuss security incidents unless you're been expressly given the OK. In writing. By someone who has the authority to authorize that. Incidents are usually the realm of the companies public relations department and decisions are made at the C-Suite level. Ouch. That little indiscretion cost him what was probably a decent gig. Details here.

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