The US military has officially solidified its reputation as a flake, by banning the use of all removable media including thumb drives, CDs and DVDs again on its Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRnet) after relaxing the same policy
in February. To prove they meant business this time, senior officers in each branch relayed the orders and reaffirmed personnel would risk of court-martial if they failed to comply. This seems silly to us considering Uncle Sam feels comfortable giving some cell phones
access to secure data, and we all know how much damage losing one can cause
. But then again, if history and Transformers
are any indication, sometimes it's these little things that cause bigger breaches than anything Cyber Command
focuses on stopping.