Thursday, September 25, 2008

SCADA Watch: Report Spanks Cyber Security at Los Alamos National Lab (Again)

Via the NetworkWorld "Layer 8" Blog.

As one of the nation's premier national security labs and one of three nuclear weapons facilities - and after a series of high-profile security flubs -- one would think they'd go out of their way to get the facility's security act together. Apparently not.

Watchdogs at the Government Accountability Office said today that while the Los Alamos National Lab has indeed bolstered some of its cyber protection, weaknesses remain in protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information on its unclassified network, among other deficiencies. LANL's unclassified network contains sensitive information, such as unclassified controlled nuclear information, export control information, and personally identifiable information about laboratory employees.

More here.


Post a Comment

<< Home