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Wikileaks Afghan war logs: US military to review IT security

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posted on Aug, 7 2010 @ 12:28 PM
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Wikileaks Afghan war logs: US military to review IT security


www.computerworlduk.com

Defense chief to review IT security after leak of 92,000 field reports

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has announced that US information security practices will be reviewed following the leak of tens of thousands of classified war documents that were published by Wikileaks earlier this week.

Gates told a press conference that some security changes are already happening "in theatre" - the war zones in Afghanistan and Iraq - to prevent a repeat of such a breach. The changes include....
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posted on Aug, 7 2010 @ 12:28 PM
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I must say that both sides (Wikileaks & US Defense) have good arguments, and strong view points. I don't see why information should be "held back"/withdrawn from public eye's, yet I do see a security risk for the US Defense. Suppose you have sensitive information that shouldn't be seen other than who it's intended for. You then have a third-party intervene the information that may give away coordinate's, name's, sensitive numbers, technology, and so on.. That's were I see a security risk.

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[edit on 7-8-2010 by millicake]



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