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  • Shadow BYOD

    Dumb and dumber: Shadow BYOD in government agencies

    Employees who use personal devices outside agency parameters expose agency networks to hosts of mobile malware.

  • Windows 10 touts enterprise- and mobile-friendly security

    Windows 10 touts enterprise- and mobile-friendly security

    The security features should help the desktop OS stay relevant and make the mobile ecosystem more like iOS or Android.

  • Windows XP: The undead OS

    Windows XP: The undead OS

    While agencies acknowledge the risks and expense of continuing to run Windows XP, killing off the entrenched operating system is taking longer than anticipated.

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  • Government credentials show up on paste sites

    Government credentials show up on paste sites

    Most of the exposures came from agency contractor or business partner sites or from employees using their government email accounts to register for web-based services, according to security threat analyst Recorded Future.

  • What’s worse: Living with legacy systems or replacing them?

    What’s worse: Living with legacy systems or replacing them?

    Between the costs of replacing core systems and the dwindling number of workers qualified to work on them, agencies have few good options.

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  • IT security’s blind spot

    IT security’s blind spot

    Is overconfidence by IT security managers a bigger problem than technology challenges?

  • More bad news: The bad guys are getting better

    More bad news: The bad guys are getting better

    New studies show just how rapidly the threats are growing -- yet government is still wrestling with basic cyber hygiene.

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  • Identity as a Service

    The new perimeter and the rise of IDaaS

    As mobile devices proliferate and the cloud becomes the primary way of delivering apps and services, the former hard edge of the network is becoming much fuzzier.

  • Verizon breach report

    Verizon breach report: bad news and worse news

    The report, among other things, “demonstrates the need for all those stinking patches on all your stinking systems.”

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  • DARPA’s strategy for 100-year software

    The research agency’s BRASS program aims to ensure that applications can continue to function in a rapidly changing technology ecosystem.

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