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Microsoft studying multilevel security desktops

Microsoft is working with the US government in studying one of the most pressing challenges in federal information security, one that is critically important to future homeland security and information-sharing efforts: multilevel security workstations.

Written by Dan Verton28 July 03 08:26

Inadequate IT contributed to 9/11 intelligence failure

An antiquated IT infrastructure and cultural turf battles among the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and various intelligence agencies resulted in a lack of information sharing and analysis that contributed to the national security community's failure to head off the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to the results of a congressional investigation.

Written by Dan Verton25 July 03 12:11

US Public/Private Security Partnership Gets Rocky

The changing of the cybersecurity guard at the US Department of Homeland Security, coupled with complacency on the part of some corporate executives, has put a higher premium on information-sharing and cooperation between the private sector and the government.

Written by Dan Verton29 April 03 11:26