For the 16th consecutive time, the Department of Veterans Affairs has failed its annual cybersecurity audit. The Washington Post,
The VA inspector general’s office plans to publish a report on the audit findings next year that says the agency once again failed to meet the standards of the Federal Information Security Management Act.
Warren’s disclosures come less than a week after news of a series of cyberattacks detected last month on federal government computer systems at the National Weather Service, the State Department, the U.S. Postal Service and the White House…
The VA’s 2013 cybersecurity audit identified 6,000 security risks, with the inspector general proposing 35 actions to address the problems. A department official told Federal News Radio that the VA believes it has fulfilled 18 of those recommendations.