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Dec. 21, 2015 8:02 am

This video shows why the Death Star needed a cybersecurity platform

CyberPoint International has some pointers for the Galactic Empire's IT staff.
A factor in the first Death Star’s demise: malicious dongles.

A factor in the first Death Star's demise: malicious dongles.

(Image via starwars.wikia.com)

Don’t be too proud of this technological terror you’ve constructed.¬†After all, it has a lot of cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

Or something like that, right?

In honor of the new Star Wars¬†film finally arriving, CyberPoint International created a video analyzing the first Death Star’s fatal flaws. In retrospect, locking down the tractor beam seems obvious.

The Rebel Alliance gets all the credit for discovering these vulnerabilities first, of course:

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