GAO: Federal systems security still lacking

Tuesday, 19 July 2005, 1:51 PM EST

The good news: Federal agencies are making progress in implementing stronger information security regimes. The bad news: It hasn't helped much.

A new report released Friday by the general Accountability Office (GAO) states that "overall" agencies are improving their systems security, but "pervasive weaknesses" still plague agencies and threaten the "integrity, confidentiality and availability" of federal information systems.

By Roy Mark at internetnews.

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