"Signatures are not going to be the way of the future because we don't have time to put a name or a pattern on enemy behaviors and pass it out and block it," says Phyllis Schneck, McAfee chief technology officer/public sector.
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"Having milestones will help move you further down the path toward completion, but clearly some of these are complex areas," says David Powner, director of information management issues for the Government Accountability Office.
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