Government Blames Vendors For Bad Computer Security
from the selling-lemons dept
A new government study says that people break into government computers mostly because vendors sell crappy computer systems full of security holes and vulnerabilities. Is that surprising? No, not really. The question is what will they do about it. The report mentions that Sandia National Labs which now will only buy systems explicitly deemed as “safe” (though, the article does not explain how the vendors designate a product as “safe”).