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FBI security officer talks about hacking its cloud data

Online information being hacked is a risk that needs to be braved, says FBI chief security officer
By: Chris Smith | Hacking & Security News | Posted: Nov 19, 2015 3:31 pm

If it's on the internet, you can hack it. This is something that the FBI's chief security information officer, Arlette Hart, agrees with and discussed in length at the recent Structure cloud industry summit on Wednesday.




Talking about levels of enterprise and risk, Hart stated that accepting a risk doesn't mean it's going to happen," expanding "it means if the thing happens, you accepted the risk and will take the steps to mitigate that risk." Hart explained that while cloud data and technology is an extremely useful advancement, it can also be used for damaging purposes, saying "when the sword cuts, it cuts both ways."


While not directly answering any questions on 'the right to be forgotten', Hart also discussed that cloud-related risks are all part of business and an necessary evil to subject yourself to.


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