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Date: 05/08/11 07:00 AM

38 Responses to Google Data Center Security

  1. Profile photo of phoneybone
    phoneybone Male 18-29
    1744 posts
    May 4, 2011 at 4:17 pm
    Link: Google Data Center Security - Fort Knox could take lessons.
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    liberkaos Male 30-39
    156 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 7:20 am
    Perhaps Sony could take some pointers on their customer storage security...
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    aalleexx Male 40-49
    7 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 8:03 am
    So only one white person working in security, and only one black person working anywhere else?
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    RecycleElf Male 18-29
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    May 8, 2011 at 8:16 am
    that reminds me of the end place in Portal 1 when you get to the surface....

    mind = blown
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    binarystarr Male 30-39
    479 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 8:25 am
    Thats where i am going to live when the zombies invade
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    skytz1337 Male 18-29
    687 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 8:38 am
    why does google uses black people for security? because they`re harder to see at night xD
    (no offence intended...its just a lil joke)
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    EgalM Male 30-39
    1707 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 8:50 am
    I found it funny that majority of the black people were tucked away in a room watching video screens. Were they just trying to fill the quota of showing minorities? On that note, I didn`t see any Asains.
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    xmastree_ph Male 40-49
    416 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 9:15 am
    " I didn`t see any Asains."

    I did. 0:55
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    Renaud- Male 18-29
    423 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 10:19 am
    Sony could take some lessons
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    duffytoler Male 40-49
    5196 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 10:22 am
    Good to know that after the global apocalypse millions of funny pictures of cats will be safe.
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    tlshaman Male 13-17
    378 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 10:46 am
    Yeah, in ten years Google will be in the robotics industry developing AI and establishing extraterrestrial communication.
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    funnehkitteh Male 18-29
    528 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 11:37 am
    what happens when terrorists work out a way to produce an EMP and no electrical item is in tact? so many questions, so little space (-_-)
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17516 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 11:43 am
    That was boring.
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    ryan99 Male 13-17
    2346 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 11:51 am
    At 4:41, the entire security team was black..
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    tohac Male 18-29
    51 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 12:02 pm
    is anyone else terrified? this is just like Dr. Evils secret underground lair in Austin Powers. This means google is either a supervillain bent on world destruction, or a mad scientists bent on world domination, wither way were screwed
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 12:04 pm
    I`ve never doubted their security.

    Interesting to know that your data is in multiple facilities. If terrorists attack one with an EMP, your data is still safe.

    Now privacy breaches and invasive advertising is another matter...
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 12:05 pm
    That was boring.
    You are boring.
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    HalfPintRoo Female 18-29
    2694 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 12:39 pm
    I could glue that hard drive back together EASILY!
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25350 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 1:32 pm
    What is this, its like a training video
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    JZee28 Male 18-29
    26 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 1:37 pm
    Playstation Network should take a clue from google
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    duckflash Female 13-17
    570 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 1:39 pm
    @binarystarr, thats what i was thinking.
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    bridog6996 Male 18-29
    571 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 2:30 pm
    Jack Bauer could get in and out of there in about 5 minutes.
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    MCSour_Lemon Male 18-29
    49 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 2:44 pm
    No sharks with laser beams on their heads? I am disappoint.
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    skypirate Male 18-29
    2283 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 3:29 pm
    we have one of those crushers at work, they`re pretty cool until you have to do 300 drives!
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    Yap71 Male 30-39
    150 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 3:51 pm
    "In case of theft, the autonomous google kill droids are released. they will pursue their target to the ends of the earth. they do not sleep. they do not stop."
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    MildCorma Male 18-29
    496 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 4:18 pm
    As a Networking geek this video literally gave me a massive boner.
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    BloodyCanker Female 18-29
    96 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 4:35 pm
    "Fort Knox could take lessons."

    Sony could, too >.>
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    whyme73 Male 18-29
    469 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 5:23 pm
    drat google
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    IRockYeah Male 40-49
    2619 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 5:23 pm
    Sony watched this video and thought "oooh that would cost a fortune, lets just keep our chinese child workers to run our gaming network"
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    Thetas Male 18-29
    1540 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 8:46 pm
    But what does it matter when they so easily hand out this information to its numerous business partners?
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    tn11 Male 18-29
    1587 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 9:08 pm
    Fort Knox could take lessons? Really? Their measures were not extreme at all. Sometimes hyperbolies can be forgiven, but that is just absurd. No more secure than many warehouses, except for the green space around the target facility.
    Thetas- I was thinking the same thing too.
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    19842011 Male 18-29
    71 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 10:49 pm
    thetas this just prevents people from getting access to the info without paying them first
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    techgeek07 Male 30-39
    2589 posts
    May 8, 2011 at 10:56 pm
    As someone who is forced to freeze his ass off in data centers for most of his life, most of this is fairly common for a large company. The only thing I haven`t had to deal with yet is a retinal scan. It`s usually hand scanners
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    nospoons Male 18-29
    184 posts
    May 9, 2011 at 2:39 am
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    ruthless1990 Female 18-29
    3001 posts
    May 9, 2011 at 5:17 am
    so could anonymous not get my info from them without a substantial amount of money then?
    whats going on with those hackers these days anyway? its been a while since iv heard anything about that group or its plans
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    Garu Male 30-39
    562 posts
    May 9, 2011 at 12:41 pm
    Why didn`t they just use NORAD?
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    Suicism Male 18-29
    3625 posts
    May 10, 2011 at 1:55 am
    In the event of a fire or any other disruption, any remaining datacenter operatives are sealed behind fireproof barricades and left to fend for themselves.
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    Joeraccoon Male 18-29
    191 posts
    May 13, 2011 at 12:59 pm
    The security team is all black for affirmitive action purposes. They hired (probably, from my own speculation) an almost all white team of white men and (occasionally) women to do all of the actual skill required jobs in the building. Then, to appease the eeoc and affirmitive action boards, they hired black people to do all of the unskilled menial labor. Its common, and why white people cant get a job without a college degree or some form of skilled trade certification like HVAC. See, companies are subject to tax penalties if they do not have a ratio of blacks(or other largely unrespected minority, eastern asians do not count as minorities in these polls) to whites equal to or greater than the ratio of blacks to whites in the city of the company`s headquarters. This may be (once again my specualation) why so many companies have their headquarters in largely white, rural communities. Ie... The midwest.

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