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It was recently revealed that QinetiQ North American, a major defense contractor, was the victim a massive, multi-year, cyber espionage operation allegedly originating from China.

According to a representative from Verizon’s security division, “There was virtually no place we looked where we didn’t find [intrusion].”

How could an important national security contractor suffer such devastating breach?

Listen to Episode 75 of our Security Slice podcast and hear Tim Eriln, Lamar Bailey, Andrew Storms and Dwayne Melançon discuss the challenge of finding secure government contractors, the difference between examining and understanding data, and the steps QinetiQ could have taken to avoid this situation.

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