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Sensitive data housed by a number of federal agencies remains greatly at risk for theft and compromise — sometimes as a result of government workers — even as attempts to hack into federal computers and steal government data have risen more than 650 percent over the last five years. That’s the...

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...