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Report: Air traffic control system vulnerable to cyberattack

2015/03/02

CNN - (National) The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report March 2 claiming that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) needed to continue addressing significant security control vulnerabilities regarding its cyber-security measures that continue to threaten the agency's ability to ensure safe and uninterrupted operation of the national space system. The FAA reportedly agreed with GAO's recommendations for improvement and stated that the agency was working towards increasing cyber-security.

Source: http://www.cnn.com/2015/03/02/politics/cyberattack-faa-air-traffic-control-hacking/

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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