Interior admits security flaws

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posted on Sep, 19 2003 @ 01:55 AM
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Interior secretary Gale Norton told the Office of Management and Budget recently that the departmentís financial systems are riddled with security weaknesses, even after she had told the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia last month that they were secure.

Nortonís statements to OMB Sept. 8 in the departmentís Financial Management Report and Strategic Plan (FY 2004óFY 2008) came to light in a filing today by the plaintiffs in Cobell v. Norton. That seven-year-old litigation over Interiorís mismanagement of American Indian trust funds hinges in large part on whether the department has secured the trust systems from hacking.

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87 Billion to rebuild Iraq, and this sort of thing goes overlooked?




posted on Sep, 19 2003 @ 06:59 AM
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Sounds to me like this has to do more with corruption than lack of systems.

Mind you corruption is usually about money too.





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