If you’ve been following Global Geopolitics for a while, you will have come to the realization long ago that America is prepared for absolutely nothing.
The unintelligent community doesn’t even know what hit them until it’s too late. The political ‘leadership’ conducts hearings and continues to make warnings on taking action and implementing plans, but it never comes to fruition. The public for the most part doesn’t care so long as the shopping malls still remain open so they can scavenge like cockroaches through cheap plastic goods made in China.
America is in freefall in so many ways, the sword is coming to it (see also HERE), and no one except for a handful of people are really paying attention – and then a small fraction of that same handful dare to raise awareness like is done here.
God help America.
A file-wiping attack such as the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack could bring major federal departments to their knees, because most have no data-loss contingency plans, according to the latest figures on compliance with government cybersecurity laws.
Further, unplugging systems to contain damage, as Sony did, would impair an agency’s ability to carry out constitutional duties, some former federal cyber leaders say.
While it is debatable whether North Korea, unaffiliated hacktivists seizing an opportunity or another entity is ransacking the entertainment behemoth’s networks, one thing is clear: Sony had shoddy disaster response procedures.
The attack reportedly used so-called wiper malicious code that destroys files. After the first signs of a breach in late November, Sony officials told employees to disconnect machines from the corporate network. Continue reading →