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State Department CIO: What's Changed Since WikiLeaks

CowboyRobot (671517) writes | about 2 years ago

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CowboyRobot writes "Eighteen months after its diplomatic cables were exposed in the WikiLeaks breach, the State Department continues to lock down its confidential information, while increasing its use of using social media.

The agency is deploying new security technology, including auditing and monitoring tools that detect anomalous activity on the State Department's classified networks and systems. State has also begun tagging information with metadata to enable role-based access to those who need it, and is planning to implement public key infrastructure on its classified systems by the summer of 2014.

This is all taking place despite the recent announcement that the IT budget will be cut by nearly 5%"

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