Report slams FBI network security

Friday, 25 May 2007, 11:05 AM EST

The Government Accountability Office, the federal government’s watchdog agency, Thursday released a report critical of the FBI’s internal network, asserting it lacks security controls adequate to thwart an insider attack.

In the report, titled “Information Security: FBI Needs to Address Weaknesses in Critical Network,” the authors - Gregory Wilshusen, GAO’s director of information security issues, and Chief Technologist Keith Rhodes - said the FBI lacks adequate network security controls.

At NetworkWorld.

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