[Cryptography] cost-watch - the cost of the Target breach
kentborg at borg.org
Fri Dec 5 15:37:57 EST 2014
On 12/05/2014 11:14 AM, ianG wrote:
> The Target ruling makes clear that banks have a right to go after
> merchants if they can provide evidence that the merchant may have been
> negligent in securing its systems.
News like this should change the political, and therefore technical,
landscape: hardheaded business folk should start screaming that we have
a problem with computer systems being insecure, and that the government
should do something about it. (Make things more secure, that is, not
less.) Silicon Valley-types tend to understand but will
Joe-average-board-members see the connection and start making phone calls?
-kb, the Kent whose opinion doesn't matter because he is naive or
ignorant or doesn't love his country or doesn't have enough money to buy
the results he wants.
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