IT Security is not difficult…if we remove the people

Breffni Potter
Jan 14, 2017 · 4 min read
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None of these cameras are plugged in. But it looks secure right?

The FBI warned the DNC of a potential ongoing breach of their network in November of 2015.

But the first hard evidence of an attack detected by a non-government agency was a spear-phishing campaign being tracked by Dell SecureWorks. That campaign began to target the DNC, the Clinton campaign, and others in the middle of March 2016, and it ran through mid-April.

The DNC’s information technology team first alerted party officials that there was a potential security problem in late March, but the DNC didn’t bring in outside help until May.

“But this attack used advanced technology. Nobody could have prevented it!”

People are the number 1 security risk.

Solving the problem

So what should you do?

Your thoughts on security

Dara IT

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Dara IT

Dara IT

We are one of the few IT consultancies in the UK (possibly the world) who are not resellers. Anything is possible, when technology and people are in sync. We help our clients achieve their goals. Technology is a tool, we can help you make the most from it.

Breffni Potter

Written by

I help people tell stories and spread ideas that matter. breffni.co.uk

Dara IT

Dara IT

We are one of the few IT consultancies in the UK (possibly the world) who are not resellers. Anything is possible, when technology and people are in sync. We help our clients achieve their goals. Technology is a tool, we can help you make the most from it.

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