Information security incidents by agency
- By Jonathan Lutton
- May 09, 2014
The Office of Management and Budget's latest report to Congress on the Federal Information Security Management Act offers a wealth of data on the state of federal information security -- including agency-by-agency breakdowns of incidents reported to the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team.
Among 24 major agencies, the Department of Veterans Affairs reported the most incidents in fiscal 2013 with 11,368, while the National Science Foundation logged the fewest at 46. Agency totals, as well as breakdowns for VA and NSF, are detailed below.
Incidents by agency
Information security incidents reported to US-CERT in fiscal 2013.
Incidents by type
Department of Veterans Affairs
National Science Foundation
|Department of Veterans Affairs
||Types of Incidents
||National Science Foundation
||Non Cyber & Other
||Unauthorized Access &
||Denial of Service (DoS)
||Social Engineering & Phishing
SOURCE: GAO. Read the report.
Jonathan Lutton is an FCW editorial fellow. Connect with him at firstname.lastname@example.org