Boeing security


So the court said Matthew Neumann and Nicholas Tides were properly fired in 2008 for violating company policy of disclosing company information to the media, in this case the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, without company authorization. In 2007, the PI wrote: “Boeing and its external auditors have rated the company’s inability to patch…

Security news


The lesson of this story is that even (particularly?) computer security companies cannot put up with the inconvenience of standard security precautions. Greg Hoglund's nightmare began on Super Bowl Sunday. On Feb. 6 the high-tech entrepreneur was sitting in his home office, trying to get to the bottom of some…

Boeing’s clever idea


(Update - great link in John Regehr's comment) Apparently, passenger, admin, and air control computers are all connected. Here's a reassuring comment (emphasis added) Boeing spokeswoman Lori Gunter said the wording of the FAA document is misleading, and that the plane's networks don't completely connect. The FAA is concerned. The…