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Audit finds holes in government computer system that stores data on HealthCare.gov customers

2015/09/24

Associated Press - (National) The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General's Office released an audit September 24 on the Federal Government's Multidimensional Insurance Data Analytics System (MIDAS), and found that the internal computer system, which is used to store sensitive personal information on millions of health insurance customers, had issues of security policy and 135 database vulnerabilities. Officials reported that it fixed all the problems identified in the audit, including the nearly two dozen that were categorized as potentially catastrophic or severe.

Source: http://www.startribune.com/audit-finds-slipshod-cyber-security-at-healthcare-gov/329204921/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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