Putting “Really Mushy” Functions in a Department that Refuses to Be Audited

By: Saturday April 2, 2011 7:00 pm

HBGary’s past governmental work has been about cybersecurity–assessing malware and finding intrusions. But they’ve been proposing collecting information about citizens’ First Amendment activity to use to target those citizens. And the Air Force–that entity with a cybersecurity budget bigger than all of DOD’s cybersecurity budget–is the service that was engaging cybersecurity firms to develop persona management software.

But aside from that, why should we be worried that such dangerous entities are organizationally such a clusterfuck?

 

Drone Hack? $26; American Arrogance? Priceless

By: Thursday December 17, 2009 1:45 pm

Arrogance like this gets people killed.

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