FDIC suffers from network security holes that make it vulnerable to saboteurs.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) suffers from network security holes that make it vulnerable to saboteurs, according to a report by the General Accounting Office. The GAO said access control lists on the FDICs network could be modified by anyone with access to the network--some 6,300 people, including contractors. Other lapses include inadequate controls on network connections to off-site locations, failures to secure known software vulnerabilities, and intrusion detection systems that were not fully implemented.
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