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Uneasiness About Security as Government Buys Software

itting at his laptop computer in a hotel near Toronto one day last October, Gregory Gabrenya was alarmed by what he discovered in the sales-support database of his new employer, Platform Software: the names of more than 30 employees of the United States National Security Agency. The security agency, one of many federal supercomputer users that rely on Platform’s software, typically keeps the identities of its employees under tight wraps. Mr. Gabrenya, who had just joined Platform as a salesman, found the names on a list of potential customer contacts for Platform’s sales team. The discovery crystallized his growing concern that the company was perhaps too lax about the national security needs of its United States government customers, in the military, intelligence and research. Full Story

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