Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Sever Security

In a prior life I administered a server or two.  They were part of our network.  I had to comply with the security admin and security staff's requests to insure the box was safe from outside and inside prying logical eyes.  I was not a security specialist.  We employed them.  Management usually tried to ignore them--computer security costs money.  Which brings me to Ms. Clinton and her e-mail server.

Oh, I also forget, everything was backed up.  I could play the system backwards, so to speak, for two years on a daily basis, then weekly, then monthly and then annually as tapes were recycled over five or more years.  The tapes were stored in very secure mountain caverns (really, it's not a joke).  Backup was part of security and mandated by admin.

Now back to Clinton's server.  I have wondered about security.  Did the system have any?  Was it ever hacked?  would anyone know it had been hacked?  Now it the server is gone, what about backup media?  Was the server backed up?  If not, why not?  Maybe the FBI should take a peek at what she and her hubby used in their continuing quest to satiate their Nixonesque paranoia of others.

Oh the FBI has started-- FBI looking into the security of Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail setup

Bets on an honest investigation?  If it is honest, bets on the findings seeing the light of day?  Will she be as big a champion (and thereby liar) on government transparency?

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