SEC faulted for lax data security in GAO report

Monday, 28 March 2005, 12:04 AM EST

Personal data held in a government database is at increased risk of unauthorized disclosure, modification, or loss--possibly without anyone knowing, government auditors reported Thursday.

The Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress, contends the Securities and Exchange Commission hasn't effectively implemented IT controls to protect the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of its financial and sensitive data.

By Eric Chabrow at Systems Management Pipeline.

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