Senators Question State Department's Lax Cybersecurity Practices

In a letter sent to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a bipartisan group of five senators called out the department's poor cybersecurity practices. The agency was required to adopt multifactor authentication for all accounts with "elevated privileges" as part of the Federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act, but an inspection found that only 11 percent of required agency devices actually enabled it, according to the letter.

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