30 Jun '17, 1pm

What .gov, .mil and .com can teach one another about cybersecurity:

What .gov, .mil and .com can teach one another about cybersecurity:

For cybersecurity tech, a short leap between military and commercial use Share The military had an IT problem that was making missions more dangerous. The solution came from the cubicles of corporate America. Combat troops were relying on social media to check in with family and see what was happening back home. But even one innocent post – think "I'll be away for a few days" or "Look at these cool rocks I found" – could tell an enemy when and where a mission was about to happen. There had to be some way to give troops what they wanted without jeopardizing their safety. There was. And it came in the form of the URL-blocking software – the same programs that companies rely on to keep employees from using inappropriate websites at work. With a few military modifications, the software made it so that once troops got a mission briefing, they could still see social media – they...

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