Monday, April 30, 2012

GAO - Insider are the Principal Source of Computer Crime

Federal agencies -- including those that manage health data -- have significant weaknesses in their information technology security, according testamony of Greg Wilshusen Director of Information Security Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). Of particular concern is the insider threat from disgruntled employees.
"The disgruntled organization insider is a principal source of computer crime."
- Greg Wilshusen, GAO Director Information Security Issues
His prepared comments addressed security across many government agencies, but he noted the growing dependence of healthcare and public health on information technology, adding that the security of these systems and networks is vital in protecting public health.
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Sources:
(a) Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives - United States Government Accountability Office, April 24, 2012

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