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Feds Again Score Low on IT Security

A congressional committee last week released a report card giving the federal government an overall grade of D+ on computer security for the second year in a rowùa rating that prompted harsh words from some lawmakers but also sparked a debate over how useful the grading process is. At a hearing on Thursday, members of the House Committee on Government Reform lectured IT executives from the Pentagon and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security about the failing cybersecurity scores that the two agencies received as part of the panel’s annual evaluation. “I don’t feel comfortable that my homeland is secure,” said Rep. Diane Watson (D-Calif.). Full Story

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