Flaws Found in Air Traffic Systems

April 22, 2011
Cybersecurity, Featured
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“Though auditors’ attempts to gain access to two computer systems that control air traffic in the United States failed, they discovered during their assessments vulnerabilities that could lead to the seizure of the IT systems.

The Department of Transportation’s inspector general hired auditors from the accounting firm Clifton Gunderson to conduct the audit earlier this year, and they identified an information disclosure exposure, inadequate system patch levels, unsupported operating systems, improper network configurations and communication system vulnerabilities. “

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