UK MoD Data Breach Shows Cybersecurity Must Protect Both People and Data – Dark Reading

In the ‘People, Process, Technology’ trifecta this is a failure in the ‘People’…:

On Sept. 20, 2021, it came to light that the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) had committed a basic mistake: It had included the email addresses of hundreds of Afghan interpreters, many reportedly still in hiding in Afghanistan, within an outbound email.

Just today, a second MoD data breach involving Afghan interpreter email addresses was discovered, compounding the mistake.


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