Cyber focus shifts from hardware to software

Wednesday - 4/27/2011, 3:57pm EDT

Bob Lentz and Kelly Collins, Fortify Corporation

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The government's approach to cybersecurity is shifting from the historical emphasis on the hardware and network layers to a focus on securing software. The National Defense Authorization Act represents this change.

Bob Lentz and Kelly Collins from the Fortify Corporation talk about the provisions the government is taking to protect and defend the software layer.

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