Everyone’s got a case of World Cup fever, even the sport event’s IT team. A Brazilian newspaper recently snapped a picture of the World Cup’s security center and its Wi-Fi network SSID and password was easily seen in the background.
A similar issue occurred during this year’s Super Bowl, CBS News took a picture of the stadium’s “nerve center” that included confidential Wi-Fi information. It’s clear both events made significant security investment, so how did these mistakes happen?
Listen to episode 159 of our security slice podcast and hear Tim Erlin, Lamar Bailey, Tyler Reguly, Ken Westin and Craig Young discuss, the overlap and disconnect between physical and digital security and what security teams could have done differently to prevent these leaks.
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