Thursday, February 26, 2009

ID database breaches

Apparently the repeated "serious security breaches" of the one of the databases that will be at the centre of the UK government's ID card system (the Customer Information System (CIS) at Department for Work and Pensions) demonstrate that "security system is working and is protected by several different audit and monitoring controls". Welcome to the world of ID card salesmen where black is white...

Thanks to HJ Affleck at FIPR for the pointer.

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