White House’s Annual Cyber Report Counts 30,000 Incidents but Only 16 are ‘Major’

Federal agencies have made solid progress securing their sensitive data against malicious hackers and employee lapses, but there’s still a long road ahead, according to a recently released White House report.

More than 30,000 data security incidents compromised federal information systems during the 2016 fiscal year, 16 of which were categorized as major incidents that needed to be reported to Congress, according to the White House’s 2016 Federal Information Security Management Act report released March 10.

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