Watchdog cites MDA for failing to monitor contractors' protection of classified info

By Tony Bertuca / April 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Several private contractors working for the Missile Defense Agency did not properly implement security processes to protect classified information, according to a new report from the Defense Department inspector general. Though the IG found deficiencies with seven unnamed contractors, the April 2 report faults MDA for lack of oversight. "Contractor system security controls were ineffective because the MDA did not oversee the contractors’ current or planned actions to protect [Ballistic Missile Defense System] technical information on classified and unclassified networks...

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