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WeWork's Wi-Fi Exposed Files, Credentials, Emails
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9/20/2019 | 12:11:50 PM
Due diligence is important
When you rely on third party infrastructure you assume the risks that come with it. When looking at adopting collocation type services you should definitely be asking questions around security posture and if you can review the service providers vulnerability assessments - do it. It's just like adopting cloud services. Your data in the cloud is actually just your data in someone else's computer and you shouldn't blindly trust the service. This is why services like AWS have the shared responsibility model - the same should be true for any type of service. If you're relying on third party infrastructure to run your business you need to do your due diligence. WeWork should have known better and it sounds like at least someone there was aware of the issues but ultimately nothing was done, which could be considered gross negligence from a legal perspective.
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9/24/2019 | 7:18:36 AM
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