- Section 1.b.i: The executive branch has for too long accepted antiquated and difficult-to-defend IT.
- Section 1.b.iv: Known but unmitigated vulnerabilities are among the highest cybersecurity risks faced by executive departments and agencies (agencies).
- An overwhelming majority of Federal IT managers (81%) say aging IT infrastructures have a somewhat to extremely large impact on their cybersecurity risk.
- Aging infrastructure isn’t hard to find- 47% of Federal agencies still use Windows XP, driving a third of respondents (35 %) to report that this kind of aging infrastructure had a somewhat to large impact on their ability to affect vulnerability patching.
Morey J. Haber, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at BeyondTrust
Morey J. Haber is Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at BeyondTrust. He has more than 25 years of IT industry experience and has authored four Apress books: Privileged Attack Vectors (2 Editions), Asset Attack Vectors, and Identity Attack Vectors. In 2018, Bomgar acquired BeyondTrust and retained the BeyondTrust name. He originally joined BeyondTrust in 2012 as a part of the eEye Digital Security acquisition. Morey currently oversees BeyondTrust strategy for privileged access management and remote access solutions. In 2004, he joined eEye as Director of Security Engineering and was responsible for strategic business discussions and vulnerability management architectures in Fortune 500 clients. Prior to eEye, he was Development Manager for Computer Associates, Inc. (CA), responsible for new product beta cycles and named customer accounts. He began his career as Reliability and Maintainability Engineer for a government contractor building flight and training simulators. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.