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U.S. agencies show ‘limited’ progress in improving cybersecurity measures

Weaknesses show that information security continues to be a major challenge for federal agencies.

Federal agencies have been inconsistent in their plans to implement cybersecurity measures mandated by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA), according to a new report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).

FISMA requires each federal agency to establish an information security program that incorporates eight components, and each agency inspector general to evaluate and report on the information security program and practices of the agency annually.

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Erin E. Harrison is the Editor in Chief of InsideCounsel magazine. Harrison’s professional background includes extensive expertise in both print and online media, highlighted by...

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