amanfromMars 1 Fri 23 Dec 07:25  …… speaking out of turn on http://forums.theregister.co.uk/forum/1/2016/12/21/microsoft_scores_big_contract_us_military/ ?
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For its money the US is getting Blue Badge Cardholder support, meaning it gets first dibs on Microsoft code libraries, and technical support from actual Redmond employees instead of having to go through third-party suppliers – who typically wear orange badges when visiting the temple of St Bill.
When PAR for the course, is such a lock-in real news, Iain T, or much more a simple money churning exercise to keep an aged system from croaking online?
And should Microsoft be considered a titanic systemic risk and weapon graded for Wassenaar Arrangement inclusion. It ticks all the boxes with regard to practices …… http://forums.theregister.co.uk/forum/1/2016/12/21/wassenar_negotiations_fail/#c_3061289
Quite clearly is such thought and realised to be so here. And that is a catastrophically massive hole in defences to be filled and made good/properly safe and perfectly secure against both state and non-state actor exploitation.
One has to also accept the very real likelihood in an alternate way of working with Live Operational Virtual Environments of a catastrophically massive hole in defences to be filled and made good/properly safe and perfectly secure against both state and non-state actor exploitation, with both state and non-state actor exploitation to XSSXXXX Code Levels. Holes in defences are great business opportunities worth gazillions and quite naturally would IT invite all manner of interesting and interested parties to the attraction.