Head spook kills off lame spy sat

Monday, 25 June 2007, 11:38 AM EST

It's an old saw in Washington that nobody takes the new guy in charge all that seriously until he's fired someone. New Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell did one better at a briefing on Tuesday, saying he'd been told he had to "kill a multibillion dollar program" to show he had the stones for the job, and adding, "Just did that." The sacrificial program was none other than Misty, the infamous $9-plus billion classified satellite boondoggle.

At Wired.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Patching: The least understood line of defense

Posted on 29 August 2014.  |  How many end users, indeed how many IT pros, truly get patching? Sure, many of us see Windows install updates when we shut down our PC and think all is well. Itís not.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Tue, Sep 2nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //