OMB slams agencies on cyber risk, calls for ‘bold’ new approaches

From: CyberScoop

Nearly three quarters of 96 agencies reviewed by federal officials have cybersecurity programs that are either “at risk” or at “high risk,” meaning “bold approaches” are needed to secure federal networks, according to the Office of Management and Budget.

Risk assessments carried out by OMB show that a lack of threat information available to agencies “results in ineffective allocations” of their limited budgets, the White House-based agency said in a reportreleased last week. “This situation creates enterprise-wide gaps in network visibility, IT tool and capability standardization, and common operating procedures, all of which negatively impact federal cybersecurity.”

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