Feds see slight gain on security marks
The federal government last week received an overall grade of C- on an annual IT security report card issued by Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.). That was a slight improvement from the D+ grades handed out for the two previous years, but eight agencies got failing marks — the same number as last year.
The agencies at the bottom of the report card included the departments of Defense, State, the Interior and the Treasury, as well as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. It was the second straight F grade for the Defense, State and Interior departments. Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security received a D, up one grade from an F a year ago.
[ Read more ]
By subscribing to our early morning news update, you will receive a daily digest of the latest security news published on Help Net Security.
With over 500 issues so far, reading our newsletter every Monday morning will keep you up-to-date with security risks out there.