This video shows why the Death Star needed a cybersecurity platform - Technical.ly Baltimore

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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.

(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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Stephen Babcock

Stephen Babcock is Market Editor for Technical.ly Baltimore and Technical.ly DC. A graduate of Northeastern University, he moved to Baltimore following stints in New Orleans and Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Baltimore Fishbowl, NOLA Defender, NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune and the Rio Grande Sun.

  • Kevin James Baxter

    LoL!! The good folks at CyberPoint International have waaaaay too much time on their hands!!

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