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WikiLeaks Prompts Federal Agencies to Assess Infosec Programs for Sensitive Data

In response to the embarrassment and perceived threat resulting from the WikiLeaks disclosures in recent months, the Office of Management and Budget has issued a hefty memo with pages of questions that federal agencies must use to conduct an initial assessment of their programs to handle and protect classified information by the end of the month. The document directs agencies to “assess what your agency has done or plans to do to address any perceived vulnerabilities, weaknesses, or gaps on automated systems in the post-WikiLeaks environment.”

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