Maybe it should be called Devils, as Mike Daugherty comments on the DC mentality that we are witnessing today…Hillary’s email server, GOP shock at Donald Trump’s campaign, Obama in Alaska while a child washes up on the shore. Every day, every moment we are seeing the storm clouds form over due to the behaviors of the Devil Inside the Beltway. Michael J Daugherty crystallizes what creates all these monsters.
Michael recently appeared on CBN News to discuss hacking. See the click on Michael on the broadcast below.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans will soon get letters from the IRS and it’s not good news.
The agency will be informing more than 330,000 people that their accounts may have been hacked.
Cyber security expert Michael Daugherty told CBN News there’s not much you can do to protect yourself once the government has your information.
The problem is most of the danger is where you have already sent your information — the government,” he said. “Big medical facilities, banks, financial.”
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LabMD processes medical specimens. One day, a security services company emailed them advising that its patented searching software, which looks for problems caused by peer-to-peer applications, found a file with sensitive information.
The security company offered its services at $475 an hour in what was interpreted as a shakedown. LabMD refused to play and refused to pay, choosing to mitigate the problem themselves.
The security company turned over its finding to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) leading to a multi-year, resource-draining battle by LabMD to try prove that they did nothing wrong.
Security Current’s Vic Wheatman spoke with LabMD’s CEO Mike Daugherty, author of The Devil Inside the Beltway: The Shocking Expose of the US Government’s Surveillance and Overreach into Cybersecurity, Medicine and Small Business. Daugherty talks about taking on a government bureaucracy over matters of principle.
Also, read Security Current’s Richard Stiennon’s review of Daugherty’s book.
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To listen to Edward’s interview of Mike, click HERE and choose to listen to the show from 03.17.2014. Mike joins the show about 20 minutes into the show.
He Portrays Agency’s Security Investigations as Overzealous
Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, of Healthcareinfo Security, recently wrote,
“Michael Daugherty, CEO of LabMD, offers his perspective on a longstanding dispute with the Federal Trade Commission over two data security incidents. He has even written a book on the subject.
“We cannot have agencies that are looking in rear view mirrors, making up their minds as they go along on technological issues they don’t understand,” Daugherty says.
In an interview with Information Security Media Group, he explains his criticisms of the FTC investigations, which he says contributed to his decision last month to wind down operations of his company.”
Read the full article and listen to the podcast interview here!