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A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) ripped into the IRS once again for insufficient access controls, database maintenance, and monitoring necessary to keep taxpayer information safe. The report’s findings echo many of the issues seen in database and application securit...

via CNN NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Every day the news hits of another company,website or long list of credit cards that’s been hacked. But what if there was a foolproof technology to fend off cyberattackers by keeping secret information secret? Would an unhackable encryption algorithm do ...

via Fierce Government IT The confidentiality and integrity of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s information systems are vulnerable, says a Government Accountability Office report (.pdf) published Aug. 12. Weak passwords, poor user-access policies, inconsistent encryption and unsatisf...