Satellite photo sparks imagery debate

Wednesday, 29 August 2007, 5:24 PM EST

Throughout the Cold War, satellite and spy plane imagery of military sites was the sort of valuable, close-hold information that could start or stop a war or spawn a new arms race. Only those with top clearances saw them.

Today, much of that same information is just a computer keystroke away. And you donít need to be a spy to see it. Global information companies such as Google and Microsoft provide millions of regular folks a birdís-eye view of everything from military installations to their very own backyards ó sometimes with incredible granular detail. This widespread availability of overhead imagery has raised questions about the security of military personnel, installations and hardware.

At the Federal Times.

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Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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