Slip Siding Away, A Tune The DoD Would Like To Un-Hear

Bad news for the Department of Defense (which nearly always translates into bad news for ourselves and our allies). Via Robert N. Charette, writing at the IEEE’s Spectrum Magazine, of a recently released GAO Report detailing significant downside to the DoD’s Weapons Systems Cyber Security posture

‘The GAO’s conclusions can be summed up in two words: unsurprisingly abysmal. The report states, “Nearly all major acquisition programs that were operationally tested between 2012 and 2017 had mission-critical cyber vulnerabilities that adversaries could compromise.”’ – via Robert N. Charette, writing at the IEEE’s Spectrum Magazine

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2018/10/17/slip-siding-away-a-tune-the-dod-would-like-to-un-hear