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Risky Business—Threats in the IT Supply Chain

Laptops aren’t like IKEA furniture—we usually buy them pre-assembled and ready to use. The life of a computer starts long before it’s purchased, though, and the process of creating and moving a computer from suppliers to users can create security … Continue reading

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Helping Improve Federal IT

As we’ve long reported, the federal government spends about $80 billion every year on IT systems that often fail, greatly exceed cost and schedule estimates, or result in inefficient systems. In an effort to address these problems, Congress enacted the … Continue reading

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Government IT Systems Still at Risk

Lately, it’s a recurring news story—another hack, leak, or breach, and sensitive information is compromised. We’ve long identified information system security as a high-risk area throughout the government. So for October’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we’re highlighting federal cybersecurity challenges.

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