“The executive branch has for too long accepted antiquated and difficult–to-defend IT”, declared President Donald Trump in a new Executive Order released on Thursday, May 11th, 2017.
The Magnitude of Risk and Importance of a Plan
Over the past few years, we have witnessed mega-breaches that have impacted IT systems across our financial services industry, healthcare sector, and government. The vast majority of these breaches take advantage of weaknesses in software applications, according to the current and recent years of the Verizon Data Breach and Investigations report. The White House believes it is imperative that the United States modernize its IT infrastructure in order to better defend it.