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The GAO said that most of the officials it met with felt their weapons systems were secure, even if they’d never been tested. Others claimed the tests were unrealistic, saying that the GAO teams had too much prior knowledge of the platforms they were attacking.
So they 'felt' their untested systems were secure, and the tests were unrealistic because the testers knew too much. I mean...
Even if that weren't a crap excuse, why not test more 'realistic' scenarios?
What level of harm could these weapons perpetrate on the public? I mean, this sounds like a bad thing.
1234......OK I'm in.
This is what will be the US' undoing: hubris, and ignorance of these issues.
Come on, everyone knows the government still uses waterfall passwords.
Probably need senior staff to have access to the passwords. Senior staff tend to be older and less computer literate. It's a recipe for disaster.
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