Internet woes

“Internet Connection Enabled Seoul Hack,” The Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2017 A12.  Use of third-party Korean cyber-security software led to problem when a military network was connected to the internet.  The hackers first attacked the software firm, which also sold to the South Korean military.  The connection to the internet was enabled through a missed connector jack left behind after routine maintenance.

Remind you of the Target point-of-sale hack?  Watch out for your vendors and the connections to the outside world?

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Filed under Controls, Duty, Governance, Government, Information, Interconnections, Internal controls, IT, Oversight, Protect assets, Security, Third parties, Value, Vendors

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