[ISN] Security of Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server comes under scrutiny

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/security-of-hillary-clintons-private-e-mail-server-comes-under-scrutiny/2015/03/10/fcccfb78-c737-11e4-aa1a-86135599fb0f_story.html By Ellen Nakashima The Washington Post March 10, 2015 The private e-mail server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton all but certainly lacked the level of security employed by the government and could have been breached fairly easily by determined foreign intelligence services, national security and cyber experts said. In the wake of last week’s revelation that Clinton used a private e-mail account as secretary of state, critics have questioned whether that decision left sensitive government communications vulnerable to hackers. At a news conference Tuesday, Clinton said the server was set up for her husband, former president Bill Clinton, at their house in Chappaqua, N.Y., which she said was guarded by the Secret Service. “I think . . . the use of the server . . . certainly proved to be effective and secure,” she said. But such assurances have not persuaded technical experts. […]