Lawmakers grill U.S. agencies on cyberattacks

Friday, 20 April 2007, 2:00 AM EST

Lawmakers expressed concern Thursday that multiple U.S. agencies whose networks were hacked recently can't be sure they've fixed their vulnerabilities because of poor cybersecurity practices.

Several agencies haven't completed inventories of their IT equipment and can't know how badly they've been compromised, said Representative James Langevin, a Rhode Island Democrat, during a hearing of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology.

At InfoWorld.

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