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David Litchfield calls for resignation of Oracle Chief Security Officer

In this article we see Oracle security expert David Litchfield call for the resignation of the Oracle Chief Security Officer:
"A quarterly patch update sent out by the company last week contained fixes for a laundry list of flaws affecting much of its lineup. But it left out some vulnerabilities that prominent security researcher David Litchfield expected to be tackled--leading him to call for a security overhaul at Oracle, including the resignation of its chief security officer.

That was the last straw," said Litchfield, a security researcher and co-founder of U.K.-based Next Generation Security Software. "I was extremely disgusted and upset, and I think their customers should take umbrage too. Oracle needs to re-address their security philosophies--their understanding of what security is and what it means."

Errata Note:  This item originally erroneously identified the security expert as Niall Litchfield.  BC regrets the error and apologises to Niall Litchfield.


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