OMB reports hinder security improvements, experts say

Wednesday, 1 November 2006, 12:05 AM EST

The expense of completing mandatory reports on the federal government’s cybersecurity efforts is siphoning hundreds of millions of dollars that would otherwise go to securing computer systems, some experts say.

Constantly emerging threats, delays in upgrading security software, user errors and failure to provide training also are preventing agencies from solving computer security problems, experts say.

At the Federal Times.

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