IT Crew: What Measures do you use for Privacy

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  1. AKABatman

    AKABatman OT Supporter

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    I'm curious what you've found is required of your Information System to protect privacy of your databases and other sensitive information
     
  2. Peyomp

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    Corporate policy is to use GPG to encrypt and sign all intra-company email, on or off site. Although we're not strict about this lately since I've been having issues with our ISP and outbound smtp. We often just rely on https to gmail, which is not good enough.

    Our systems use https for transactions, as well as Kerberos/OpenLDAP for authentication. Our office wireless network uses WPA. We'll be using IPSec or OpenVPN to link our offices across teh firewalls.

    Database entries for financial transactions are signed with a hash in hash field. Key management is an annoying problem. We may also encrypt at the filesystem level, depending on how load testing indicates that this impacts performance.

    We also contract a Ninja firm to launch tactical strikes on spammers, crackers and would-be ingagers of corporate espionage.
     
  3. AKABatman

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    :rofl:

    Thanks for your input, sound like a very strong system in place.
     
  4. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    It'd be better if they also had pirates.
     
  5. Peyomp

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    We also have the shitlist:

    "Your name has been added to the Lucision, Inc. Shitlist (TM). Written in the blood of a beautiful 16 year old hindu virgin upon 1000 year old parchment from the skin of a goat sacrificed to satan by Ghengis Khan, your inclusion in this list will forever alter the path your life takes. Chairs have been thrown through windows while screaming your name. You have incurred our corporate wrath, and things will never be the same for you. Life, as you know it, is over."

    Don't you dare fuck with us.
     
  6. Peyomp

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    Pirates are great for raping and pillaging an entire area, but for a precision strike... they have problems with accuracy. Lets face it, we want a Ninja assasin to take out one guy who's causing us problems, maybe two or three guys. What we do NOT need (and I have promised corporate PR this) is a smoking crater filled with the bodies of women and children and thoroughly devoid of any gold coins.
     
  7. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    But you gotta admit, that would be more satisfying. :hsd:
     
  8. Peyomp

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    Well you always have the option of Vikings if you are near the sea. Vikings tend to raze everything in the path between their boat and your target, which can be nice if thats what you're after. And Norway requires that raiding parties have hella insurance, so you're totally covered there. As opposed to Carribean Pirate insurance which is limited to $500K per pirate: a pittance in comparison with actual damages, should one of your pirates give your name up at the end of a plank. Vikings never talk.
     

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