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Report: U.S. DOT needs to improve IT security

During a recent audit of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s IT systems, the agency’s inspector general was able to take control of a vulnerable server and gain access to sensitive information — a security lapse that he said could put a number of department systems at risk. It was one of the findings by DOT Inspector General Kenneth Mead, who uncovered about 3,000 weaknesses in the department’s IT systems — including previously reported vulnerabilities that were never fixed, according to the report. Full Story

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