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DoD IG: Dept Complies With 28 of 166 Open Cyber Recommendations

The Defense Department‘s Office of the Inspector General has summarized audit reports of the Pentagon and Government Accountability Office on potential DoD cybersecurity weaknesses and noted that the department has closed 28 out of 166 open cybersecurity-related recommendations A DoD IG report published Tuesday says access and identity management, configuration management, contractor systems, risk management, …

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Inspector General: DOI Must Update Logical Access Controls to Protect Sensitive Data

The Interior Department‘s Office of Inspector General has recommended that DOI update its logical access control policies in order to meet current sensitive data protection requirements established by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. DOI OIG said in an Aug.8 audit report it reviewed the department’s security policies and procedures that apply to its computer …

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Dell: IT Pros Report Security Challenges in Admin Passwords, Privileged Accounts

Dell‘s latest online survey of information technology professionals indicates 85 percent of organizations experience security challenges in the management of privileged accounts and administrative passwords. The company said respondents reported challenges such as shared credentials among administrators and the failure to consistently update default passwords and identify those responsible for administrative …

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Pentagon IG Cites Cyber Vulnerabilities in Data Infrastructure

The Defense Department’s inspector general has released a new summary report on cyber vulnerabilities it found in DoD’s information networks and systems. DoD’s IG said in a Sept. 25 report it identified vulnerabilities in the areas of contingency planning, access and identity management and risk management based on 20 unclassified audit reports and …

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