DHS progresses in IT security

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 1:27 AM EST

Homeland Security Department officials cited progress in securing IT systems across the sprawling organization as reflected in an Inspector General Office report issued today. They expressed confidence that their department would receive a passing grade for the first time in next year’s federal IT security report card.

The report forms part of the process that leads to the assignment of a letter grade for IT security. Today’s report, for the first time, does not point to DHS performance as a “material weakness” that would lower the grade.

At Washington Technology.

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