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Google’s Jim Young: Army Needs Cyber Defense Review

us armyGoogle’s Army account executive has urged the military to review its cybersecurity strategies to combat the ever-changing nature of attacks on information technology networks and infrastructure, Fedscoop reported Thursday.

Dan Verton writes Jim Young told an audience at this week’s Association of the United States Army annual conference in Washington that the armed forces must make fundamental changes in order to “reduce the attack surface.”

“The average number of bugs per 1,000 lines of code really has not changed,” said Young, the Army account executive for Google Enterprise Transformation.

“Each and every line of code can and will be used against you, to include the security code you’re using to protect your systems,” he added.

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