Security through promiscuity.

“390,000 people will have access to the database, but will have gone through stringent security training.”

You can’t make this stuff up.

3 Responses to “Security through promiscuity.”

  1. John Szakmeister Says:

    Holy cow! I thought it was a joke when I saw it my RSS reader… that’s just insane.

  2. Karl Fogel Says:

    Yeah. I guess I eventually concluded that the people proposing this system know perfectly well that the data won’t be secure, and don’t care; they just repeat the phrase “stringent security training” because they know that someone, somewhere might be reassured by it.

  3. John Says:

    The mind boggles.

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