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UK Forensics Firm Paid Ransom in Cyberattack
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7/6/2019 | 7:23:55 PM
Did they follow their own security guidelines
This is ridiculous, there is a thing called "evidence and document handling". I would think an organization of this magnitude follow the same guidelines as most classified government organizations:
  • Isolate the forencis environment from the Internal network
  • The lab environment needs to be isolated from everything (i.e. Internet)

This tells me that the evidence handled by this group needs to be reviewed and certain cases need to be overturned, this is a serious issue.

I am not sure how GDPR will handle this situation but the entire process for processing information for a court case will need to be reviewed.

Todd


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