Federal air marshal Blackberries at risk, says DHS OIG

August 24, 2011
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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via Fierce Government IT

Servers supporting the Blackberry devices used by federal air marshals have high-risk vulnerabilities thanks to a backlog of security patches, says the Homeland Security Department inspector general.

In a redacted report dated July 29 not posted online until Aug. 22, the DHS OIG says scans of Federal Air Marshall Service Blackberry enterprise servers turned up a number of vulnerabilities, the total number being undisclosed to the public.

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