OPM’s Weak Security Led to Breach: Report

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Prior to last month’s massive breach of federal employee records, the Office of Personnel Management’s own inspector general repeatedly expressed concern over the agency’s outdated security practices, according to a report.

According to “Handing Over the Keys to the Castle: OPM Demonstrated that Antiquated Security Practices Harm National Security,” a report from the non-partisan think tank Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, the greatest failure behind the OPM breach was lack of a comprehensive governing policy for cybersecurity at the agency

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