FCC's Network Security Still Vulnerable, Report Finds

Law360, New York (February 1, 2013, 3:39 PM EST) -- The Federal Communications Commission did not effectively implement security controls in a project to improve its computer network's security, making the system vulnerable to hacking and putting sensitive information at risk, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said Friday.

In September 2011, the FCC discovered that it had experienced a security breach on its computer network, which potentially allowed sensitive information to be compromised. The commission initiated the Enhanced Secured Network project to implement enhanced security controls and an improved network architecture to defend against cyberattacks and...
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