Document: GAO Report on Defense Department Weapon Systems Cybersecurity

By Victoria Clark
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 11:35 AM

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released its report for the Senate Committee on Armed Services examining the Defense Department's weapon systems cybersecurity. GAO investigators "routinely found mission-critical cyber vulnerabilities" in Defense Department systems, despite high levels of confidence from Pentagon program officials who claimed the systems were secure. The GAO did not make any recommendations in the report, but said it would continue to evaluate the issue. The report is available in full below: