[LINK] Security of Govt websites...not
Sun, 30 Sep 2001 07:55:12 +1000
The Government continues to be lax in its IT areas. This in the Age today:
Official websites easy targets for
By XAVIER LA CANNA
Sunday 30 September 2001
An audit of 10 Federal Government websites has found most
contained serious security holes and were at risk from
The $280,000 review has forced the closure of part of
Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency's site,
after it was
found classified security documents were accessible via
"It said some contractors were not told how secure sites needed to be,
and key departmental staff were sometimes unaware of
measures put in place when work was outsourced."
A spokesman for Finance Minister John Fahey said the
nothing to do with the IT outsourcing decision."
Then they would, wouldn't they?
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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