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Sony pays high price for ignoring its past
Sony pays high price for ignoring its past

How grave is the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment? Here's one high-level Sony executive: "We have been reminded in recent days of the fact that no one is immune from the threat of cyber attack.... The attack on us was, we believe, unprecedented in its size and scope.... We believed that the security we had in place was very, very strong.... However, the intensity and sophistication of the hack was such that even despite those best measures that we had taken, it was not sufficient." The executive is Tim Schaaff, president of Sony Network Entertainment International, speaking before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Here's the punchline: He was...

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