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3 bonehead IT security errors made in Elysium

By Canadian Security   

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In Elysium, if there is anything stretched thinner than the transparent political message in this movie, it’s the security loopholes that serve as critical plot devices.

One of the summer’s big screen blockbusters, Elysium a science-fiction movie depicting the year 2154 in which the world’s richest class live in luxury on an enormous space station that orbits the Earth below, in which the other 99 per cent of the population lives in squalor. But as Brian Jackson of IT Business points out, the Elysium government’s approach to IT security is shoddy, at best. Read all about the (plot) holes here.


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