Steven H. Arnold: HP Showed Russia Source Code for Pentagon’s Cyberdefense Software

Commerce, Corruption, Idiocy, IO Impotency
Stephen E. Arnold

HP Showed Russia Pentagons Cyberdefense Software

This is a short honk to point out a startling discovery—EtherealMind.com declares, “Reuters: HP Enterprise Let Russia Scrutinize Cyberdefense System Used by Pentagon.” Citing a recent report from Reuters, writer Greg Ferro pinpoints the problem with companies that make nothing but deals:

EXTRACT:

HPE wanted to sell a security product, Arcsight, to a big customer who wanted to review the source code. Thats normal. But sales doesn’t care about company wide issues so they let the Russian government review the source of a product that US government uses to protect its network: