The computer systems the U.S. Department of the Treasury uses to track the nation's debt have serious security flaws that could allow unauthorized access to a wealth of federal data, according to a pair of audits released this week by the Government Accountability Office.
Britain's intelligence establishment warns that Chinese networking giant Huawei's "software engineering and cybersecurity processes" continue to be beset by unresolved "defects" and that improvements promised by the manufacturer have yet to be seen.
Brad Smith, Microsoft's chief legal officer, says Australia's encryption-busting law is causing companies and governments to look elsewhere to store their data. Microsoft hasn't changed it own local operations yet, but other companies say they're no longer comfortable storing data there, he says.
Security incidents often result in damage, regardless of an organization's size. But for small and midsize firms, which often lack robust security defenses, the damage may be so severe that it means not only disruption but also the end of the business, says Vince Steckler of Avast.
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Many large organizations are app developers, and individuals are increasingly using apps to access computing resources. But the age-old problem of code not being reviewed for flaws at every stage of testing and production continues, warns Joseph Feiman of WhiteHat Security.
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