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Senate investigation finds multiple federal agencies left sensitive data vulnerable to cyberattacks for past decade

June 25, 2019

Via: The Hill

Several federal agencies failed to update system vulnerabilities over the course of the last two administrations and left Americans’ personal information open and vulnerable to theft, a report released Tuesday by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations found.

The report, spearheaded by subcommittee Chairman Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and ranking member Tom Carper (D-Del.) and put together after a 10-month investigation, reviewed data compiled over the last decade by the inspector general on federal information security standards for eight agencies.

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