Federal Wireless Woes

Government agencies are not taking the proper procedures to ensure that wireless networks are secure, leaving their networks susceptible to attack. That is the alarming conclusion of a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study of security controls at 24 agencies and assessments of wireless security at six federal agencies in the nation’s capital.Information Security: Federal Agencies Need to Improve Controls over Wireless Networks is on SM Online.

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