It seems impossible to think that the answer is HealthCare.gov is just too secure for hackers to break in. After all, no one can write "500 million lines" of code (assuming that figure is correct) without making a few mistakes. There's just no way that software vulnerabilities, which hackers can use to break in, aren't part of the mix.
Dave Aitel is CEO of Immunity Inc., an offensive security firm serving Fortune/Global 500s and government agencies around the world. A former ‘computer scientist’ for the National Security Agency, Dave is a prominent cybersecurity expert who specializes in ‘ethical hacking.’ Dave’s company is a contractor on DARPA’s Fast Track cyber weapons program. www.immunityinc.com
At this week's annual shareholders meeting in Waterloo, Research In Motion CEO Thorsten Heins announced a tough decision: in spite of the company's serious financial woes, he decided that the idea of moving manufacturing operations to China was simply out of the question. The reason: he was not willing to sacrifice BlackBerry's high level of security.
07/13/2012 05:19 EDT
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