Sony take drastic measures, hire former U.S. Department of Homeland Security official

Sony take drastic measures, hire former U.S. Department of Homeland Security official

Drastic times call for drastic measures, and Sony believes that is the case. In the wake of Sony’s ridiculous Hack back in April which resulted Playstation Network (PSN) Servers going down for a month, Sony has decided to take a step in the right direction (potentially) by hiring an Official former U.S. Department of Homeland Security official Philip Reitinger to take charge of their security by offering him a Senior Vice President position. We couldn’t really imagine a better step for Sony than hiring someone who’s life is security, as he used to be the U.S. National Cyber Security Center director.

This is a man who was in charge of the Center which protected the U.S. National Cyber Security, so we can safely assume the man was competent at his job. When asked, a Sony spokesperson addressed the issue, stating, “certainly the network issue was a catalyst for the appointment.” which we feel is fair enough considering that Sony probably know their systems aren’t up to scratch with those Hackers that ripped the servers to shreds (figuratively speaking). It’s a good move by Sony, and if it results in the PSN never being hacked again, or down for a month due to hackings, then Sony have our blessings.

Source: Engadget


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