Sen. Coburn Blasts DHS Over Cybersecurity Weaknesses

Law360, New York (December 2, 2013, 6:43 PM EST) -- U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, lashed out at the Department of Homeland Security on Monday following a report revealing gaps in the department’s cybersecurity program.

Coburn was critical of a report released Nov. 21 by the DHS assistant inspector general for the Office of Information Technology Audits, which said the department has made progress improving its information security, but many offices within DHS have not been following department guidelines for how to set up computers...
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