From: Bloomberg Technology
87 weaknesses in FDA’s systems include lack of firewalls
Agency needs a complete risk assessment, report says
Computer systems at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are riddled with weaknesses that make confidential, personal health information vulnerable to potential hackers, a government watchdog said.
A review of the FDA’s online information systems found more than 80 weaknesses including a lack of cybersecurity firewalls, according to the Government Accountability Office, Congress’s investigative arm.