Chris Carpenter

Director

DoD Cyber Crime Center


OPM Breach: Why Doing the Basics is Not Easy

Posted on: 10 Jul 2015

The recent Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach may be the largest breach of Federal records ever. With the resignation of OPM Director Katherine Archuleta over the compromise of the newly disclosed number of 21.5 million records, the breach has gotten the attention of Congress and the nation as a whole since it was first revealed last month.  One of…

Lessons from the Sony Hack

Posted on: 03 Jun 2015

The recent Sony breach attributed to North Korea is only the latest in a series of Sony hacks that trace back to 2005.  Most news stories point to the recent breach as an example of why corporations should take information security more seriously.  Sony is being used as a cautionary tale of what awaits companies…