The Sins of the Father Shall not be Visited Upon the Son

As seen in Foreign Policy:

Just down the road from the Manhan River Reservoir and across from the back side of a public driving range in Easthampton, Massachusetts is a sprawling red-brick structure that began its life more than 100 years ago as a textile mill. During World War II, the U.S. military used the building for bomb development, after which Stanley Home Products took over, making everything from cosmetics to brushes to industrial degreasers until shuttering the plant in 1996. Continue reading

How OPM Stiffed a Security Contractor That Confirmed a Major Hack

As seen in Foreign Policy:

On June 4, 2015, officials from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced that the agency’s computer systems had been compromised in “two separate but related cybersecurity incidents.” Unidentified hackers had stolen the personal information of more than 20 million federal employees, including extremely sensitive dossiers compiled during security clearance investigations. The potentially catastrophic situation, at the time, was being called a “cyber 9/11.” Continue reading