MoD in the dark; didn’t know the lightbulb needed to be turned on.


The Ministry of Defense did not know that the encryption in its new laptops needed to be turned on.

Seriously? Did you get your CISSP out of a bag of pork scratchings?

The ICO quote is classic!

The fact that a government department with security oversight for prisons can supply equipment to 75 prisons throughout England and Wales without properly understanding, let alone telling them, how to use it beggars belief.

I am adding “it beggars belief” to my repertoire.

Oh, by the way, the solution to this problem is called a “checklist”.

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