Swedish cloud data bork bork borked

A secure thinking shortage can be as big an issue as hackers, as the Swedish transport agency database case demonstrates.

Two years ago, the Swedish government outsourced the management of its transport agency databases and networks. Unfortunately, it appears that no form of network separation was applied to keep sensitive military and law enforcement data apart from routine vehicle registrations. Everything was, in effect, thrown into one cloud. What’s the worse that could happen?

Ah yes, the exposure and leaking of pretty much any and all the data help. That. That’s the worse that could happen. And it seems it has.

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