US Failing to Protect 9,000 Federal Facilities From Cyber Threats: Report

WASHINGTON, January 13 (Sputnik) — The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) lacks a strategy and has done nothing to address cybersecurity risks to building and access control systems at nearly 9,000 federal facilities, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has said in a report.

“No one within DHS is assessing or addressing cyber risk to building and access control systems particularly at the nearly 9,000 federal facilities, protected by the Federal Protective Service (FPS),” the GAO report, released Monday, found. Continue reading