Network security for the US State of Michigan has been rated as “moderately sufficient” in an audit of its Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (DTMB). Michigan’s DTMB, according to auditor Doug Ringler this month, got some things right but has a number of deficiencies in its IT security practices that need to be addressed. The lackluster findings echo an audit of the US Department of Homeland Security released earlier this month and underscore how it is that government agencies continue to be victimized by hackers, state-sponsored or otherwise.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register