Security In An Insecure World

By Mike Deliman

Diebold has apparently gaffe'd their software
again.  Their ATM systems run software based on Windows.  This gives me
a perfect opportunity.  Recently some of my friends heard me talking
about our MILS software starting under it's evaluation path.  I heard a
question being asked more and more about government programs and
practices, "okay, but what good does this do for me?"  In the article mentioned above we have an excellent example of where MILS could benefit the average person every day:

But Yerrapragada told SCMagazineUS.com that machines need run-time control software to ensure nothing can tamper with authorized applications. "You could have firewalls and hardening, but… if those things are not patched, you are out of luck," he said.

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