“… issued a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday questioning why the department’s authentication and cybersecurity management practices are so far behind.”
“The senators take biggest concern in the letter with the General Services Administration’s recent findings that the State Department has enhanced access controls — particularly multi-factor authentication (MFA) — on just 11 percent of required agency devices.”
“We urge you to improve compliance by enabling more secure authentication mechanisms across the Department of State’s information systems,” the senators wrote. “While certainly not…” Read the full article here.
Source: Senators want answers on State Department’s lack of multi-factor authentication – September 12, 2018. FedScoop.