Oregon Employment Department computers still vulnerable a year after breach

Hillary Borrud reports:

 Computer systems at the Oregon Employment Department remain vulnerable more than a year after a major data breach at the agency, according to a state audit released this week.

State employees have taken steps to tighten the Employment Department’s cyber security, but auditors found that problems remain. These include a lack of control and tracking of which state employees can access data, and ongoing security flaws at the state data center where the Employment Department systems are housed.

The data breach at the Employment Department in October 2014 affected more than 800,000 people.

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