Cybersecurity lags at federal agencies

Despite unprecedented improvements in securing information during fiscal year 2015, federal agencies remain precariously behind, according to the annual cybersecurity compliance report released by the Office of Management and Budget.

The annual report to Congress on agency compliance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 found malicious actors continue to compromise federal networks, information systems and data. It also revealed that 15 of 24 major agencies had no formalized plan for cyberattacks.

The NCUA was not among the 24 major agencies analyzed in the report, but did submit a FISMA report along with 59 other smaller agencies. Those results were only reported in aggregate.

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