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OMB: 19% of 2012 Cyber Incidents From Internal Violations

The Office of Management and Budget has found that 19 percent of reported cybersecurity incidents in fiscal year 2012 agencies came from internal policy violations, GovWin reports. OMB also found that 18 percent of federal incident reports involve malicious codes; 16 percent cover lost or stolen equipment; and 6 percent …

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Uncertainties Abound About CERT’s Role

In the event of major cyber attack, who should you call? The answer, it turns out, is less than clear. Ostensibly the government’s  first-responder unit for cybersecurity, CERT, the Computer Emergency Response Team, in fact, does not have investigative or regulatory powers, CERT Director Randy Vickers said at a security …

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