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Additional Actions Needed to Address Vulnerabilities That Put VA Data at Risk

Topics: Information Technology and Cybersecurity,

This testimony by Gregory C. Wilshusen, the Government Accountability Office's Director of Information Security Issues, to the House of Representatives Committee on Veteran's Affairs states that, concerning its cybersecurity, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has made progress on, but not fully addressed many issues. Specifically, he discusses standing problems with incident response, vulnerabilities in web applications, and weaknesses on network devices.

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