Dept. of Homeland IT Insecurity

The agency protecting the U.S. against threats gets an "F" when it comes to safeguarding its own IT systems. What's being done about it?

You think you've got password woes? Folks who work for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Information Services have to remember as many as 17 passwords to get into their networks. One poor soul at the agency, part of the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, had to use four different passwords just to check e-mail, according to a recent report by the DHS Office of Inspector General.

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