The Treasury Department blamed a cloud computing provider for the disruption of its website that provides the Internet face of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the agency that prints United States currency.
Implementing security controls and implementing the proper security controls aren't always the same thing, the Government Accountability Office points out in an audit of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Listen to a round up of GovInfoSecurity.com's most fascinating content created in April, including:
Beyond Firewalls and Encryption: FAA Infosec Pilot Showcases Multi-Disciplinary Approach
Peter Mell: Speeding Cloud Adoption Through New FedRAMP Initiative
Bob Maley: Why I Spoke Publicly About Cyber...
Here's a review of the top news stories you should pay attention to this week:
Rep. Loretta Sanchez's Call for Meeting of the Minds Over Fed Cybersecurity
FBI Taps 18-Year Agency Veteran to Head Cyber Division
Bill to Restructure NIST Heads to the House Floor
International Cyberspace: The Wild West