Defense Spending Red Tape Endangers Cybersecurity

The Navy is using Windows XP because complicated spending rules have prevented a better upgrade.

The government is moving too slowly to fund and acquire the latest technology, which could not only waste taxpayer dollars but also endanger federal cybersecurity.

A panel of experts on Monday noted that the conservative procurement practices of the federal government can’t keep up with the high-risk culture of tech industry startups, which innovate at a rapid pace and are increasingly a target for acquisition by larger businesses.

Read full article on U.S. News and World Report…

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