Security · Supply Chain Hacking

Government Susceptible to Supply Chain Hacking

Ok, so I don’t exactly have my shocky face on for this but a lot of Police and other security agencies got hacked through a supplier. Given the poor security at the city, county, state, and, all too often, federal levels of government, digital government should scare everyone. This time the supply chain vendor was almost certainly Netsentinel who runs portal software for law enforcement and crime statistical gathering groups.

DDOS secrets has published 270 GB of data from law enforcement agencies all across the country. The information is searchable and yet another example of supply chain hacking, this time applied to our government agencies. There is more to security than a fuzzy blanket.

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