IT security gets first passing grade - barely

Tuesday, 18 January 2005, 4:58 PM EST

After three years of failing grades from lawmakers, agencies are finally making progress toward better information security.

The House Government Reform Committee’s annual report card on IT security shows government’s overall grade went from F to D, and 14 of 24 agencies rated improved their grades. But not all the news is good: Seven of the agencies received Fs, and only four scored above C.

By Karen Robb at the Federal Times.

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