Can government’s cyber defense withstand a market-driven offense?

Can government’s cyber defense withstand a market-driven offense?

Cybersecurity more and more resembles nothing less than old-fashioned warcraft, with both sides confident in the weaponry they have and in their ability to either penetrate or defend borders. As the threat of cyberconflicts ratchets up, the two modes of warfare seem at times to be getting chillingly similar. The latest expression of confidence came [...]

Better late than never: 5 steps to mitigating XP risks

Better late than never: 5 steps to mitigating XP risks

By (ISC)2 Government Advisory Board Executive Writers Bureau Despite the impending end-of-life date for Windows XP, many agencies have decided to continue using the nearly 13-year-old operating system after it is no longer supported by Microsoft.  Although there was plenty of advance warning, XP remains the second most popular operating system and, according to NetMarketShare, is [...]