Government breach confirms weak security

first_img 14SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr by: Roy UrricoIn reaction to a data breach of four million current and former federal employees, a security expert said the incident is proof that traditional methods are not providing secured, privileged administrator access.A DHA statement blamed Chinese hackers for the cyber break-in of U.S. government personnel office computer networks, in which identifying information belonging to the Office of Personnel Management and the Interior Department was stolen.A statement from the OPM read, “Since the intrusion, OPM has instituted additional network security precautions, including: Restricting remote access for network administrators and restricting network administration functions remotely.” continue reading »last_img read more