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Serious Cyber-Vulnerabilities Found At The Department Of Homeland Security

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December 4, 2013
Cybersecurity
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“The report notes that problems exist even on Top Secret systems, and that among other problems, the Department of Homeland Security commonly utilizes inadequate authentication, fails to properly track data and hence is unable to adequately monitor who is accessing what information, and runs seriously outdated software. Windows XP – an operating system that was released over twelve years ago and for which Microsoft plans to stop issuing security patches in the near future – continues to run on computers at DHS headquarters.

Source:Serious Cyber-Vulnerabilities Found At The Department Of Homeland Security: What Message Is The Government Sending? – Forbes