OIG Report Faults DHS' Tracking Of Cybersecurity Training

Law360, New York (June 17, 2013, 9:55 PM EDT) -- The Department of Homeland Security does not sufficiently ensure that cybersecurity contractor personnel receive adequate security training, according to an inspector general report released Thursday.

The DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate, which oversees the government's cybersecurity efforts and evaluates agencies' compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002, was reorganized in 2012, and the inspector general audited the NPPD in an effort to gauge where the reorganization has succeeded and where it needs work. The audit found that NPPD has made progress in...
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