A recently concluded cybersecurity review conducted by the Trump White House and Department of Homeland Security finds most government agencies remain shockingly insecure, despite Trump's campaign promises for super great cybersecurity unlike the very bad hacker criminal Hillary Clinton who bleached emails and acid-washed her network devices, and should be in jail.
Download the official report here [PDF]
• Federal Cybersecurity Risk Determination Report and Action Plan
From the Washington Post:
Dozens of federal agencies have cybersecurity programs that aren't properly equipped to deal with cyber intrusions in their networks, according to a new report released by the White House Office of Management and Budget. Of the 96 federal agencies examined, a whopping 71 were relying on cybersecurity programs deemed "at risk or high risk."
President Trump came to office promising cybersecurity would be a major priority — vowing on the campaign trail to order a review of U.S. cyberdefenses and to confront malicious cyber activity by foreign governments. And this report was commissioned last May under his sweeping executive order on cybersecurity, which broadly sought to hold agency heads accountable for protecting their networks.
Trump's relative prioritization of federal cybersecurity was welcomed by many experts in the wake of the massive Office of Personnel Management breach that exposed the personal information of some 22 million people in 2014, and in light of the intelligence community's fresh concerns about Russia's election interference during the 2016 presidential election.
Late last week OMB quietly released its assessment of govt-wide cyber risk, based on reports from 96 agencies: https://t.co/HkjayykC04
74% of agencies have cyber programs at risk or at high risk (12% at high risk).
The report describes four ways in which OMB will respond. pic.twitter.com/ZO8qX9TBdm
— Eric Geller (@ericgeller) May 29, 2018
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