Equifax Hack

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Re: Equifax Hack

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:45 pm

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Yes, surely their diversity policy was their weakness here. Get rid of those and this will never happen.
I know you're being sarcastic, but some months back I saw that very hypothesis seriously advanced over by Free Republic.
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Re: Equifax Hack

Post by Skeeve » Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:48 am

gnome wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:42 pm
Yes, surely their diversity policy was their weakness here. Get rid of those and this will never happen.
Hiring a female Music Major who seems to have had no education or experience in IT to be their "Chief Security Officer," sure sounds like a diversity hire to me....YMMV.
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Re: Equifax Hack

Post by gnome » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:34 am

It seems like exactly as much as we have evidence for: that someone not especially qualified was hired.

If you have some special inside information that lets you know the reason for that, please share. Though, maybe it's a no brainer. The only reason any unqualified person ever gets a high position is diversity seeking, of course.

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