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Lawmakers ask DHS to take action on pipeline cybersecurity
Operators of the nation’s 2.7 million miles of pipelines have grappled with cybersecurity risk as their infrastructure becomes more digitized.
As threats increase, audit finds federal agencies struggle to implement cyber plans
“Until agencies more effectively implement the government’s approach and strategy, federal systems will remain at risk,” GAO warned.
GAO report shows how easy it is to hack DOD weapon systems
In cybersecurity probes of Pentagon weapon systems in recent years, pen-testers were able to wrest control of systems with relative ease, according to GAO.
GAO dings DHS for failing to share info on cybersecurity workforce efforts
DHS did not complete efforts to identify and assign codes to all its cybersecurity positions, according to GAO.
GAO: Pentagon hasn't met conditions for separating NSA and Cyber Command
The Pentagon has not finally decided whether to separate the leadership of the NNSA and U.S. Cyber Command, and has not begun to meet the congressionally mandated conditions for doing so.
After 2015 breach, OPM overpaid for identity theft protections, report finds
The Office of Personnel Management appears to be overpaying for an identity theft insurance program intended to protect more than 20 million current and former U.S. government employees whose personal information was exposed in a 2015 data breach, a government watchdog said.