Savvas, Antony
November 2007
Computer Weekly;11/20/2007, p112
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the survey of over 200 government Information Technology (IT) officials across 30 civilian and military institutions in the U.S. by Cisco Systems Inc. The survey showed the U.S. federal IT decision-makers' lack of confidence in existing network security systems, despite high spending on government mandated, schemes. It states that Widespread spyware and Web 2.0 concerns, fuelled the lack of confidence. It said the arrival of IPv6 networks, to help improve security and performance of networks, was winning support among government officials, but that the take-up of IPv6 was still very low.


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