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Nuke agency shines bright in security

NRC, DOT explain big jumps in security grades. Managing an agency’s information security is an ongoing struggle, and it is virtually impossible to reach a completely secure state. But two federal agencies have found a way to earn better grades: If you teach them, they will lock systems down. The Transportation Department and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission took two of the biggest jumps to improve their grades on the annual Computer Security Report Card issued in December by Rep. Adam Putnam (R-Fla.), chairman of the House Government Reform Committee’s Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and the Census Subcommittee. The secret is simple: Teach everyone at the agency, from the board room to the computer room, the importance of security and practice the procedures to make it work. Full Story

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