What we are doing now with our approach to securing DC is the equivalent of saying, “it’s ok, we have expanded our SolarWinds install to monitor more nodes and we’re running the latest version. We’re good.”

At this point the biggest concern is internal sabotage inside Secret Service, Police, National Guard, Congress, and the unknown unknowns. Even FBI is not telling an internally consistent story.

The only sane thing to do here is to reduce the attack surface and limit the number of people involved. We should consider holding the ceremony in an unadvertised, secure location. …


Dave Troy

Disinformation researcher, thinker, writer, entrepreneur, TED speaker, and data visualization geek. Twitter: @davetroy Email: davetroy@gmail.com

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