Computer Insecurities at DOE Headquarters: DOE's Failure to Get Its Own Cyber House in Order : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session, June 13, 2000, Volume 4

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Page 11 - ... implementing, together with the oversight, are working to a common end of improving the safeguards and security in the Department of Energy. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. [The prepared statement of Mr. Podonsky can be found in the Appendix on page 73.] Mr. HUNTER. Thank you. General Habiger. STATEMENT OF GEN. EUGENE E. HABIGER, DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF SECURITY AND EMERGENCY OPERATIONS, US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY General HABIGER. I would like to thank you, Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, for the...
Page 53 - This hearing is adjourned. [Whereupon, at 12:15 pm, the subcommittee was adjourned...
Page 10 - Mr. Chairman, distinguished members of this subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today on behalf of the outstanding men and women of our Navy and Marine Corps team.
Page 17 - DOE site cyber security protection through the expanded use of firewalls and intrusion detection software, stronger passwords, improved system configuration controls, and reconfiguration of system and network connectivity to reduce vulnerabilities...
Page 13 - ... all DOE employees were aware of security threats, Departmental policies, and personal responsibilities. The Secretary also established a proactive independent security assessment organization - the Office of Independent Oversight and Performance Evaluation - which reports directly to the Secretary. For the past year, this Independent Oversight office has been conducting thorough reviews of cyber security effectiveness at DOE sites. Finally, the Department has doubled the size of its central cyber...
Page 1 - The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 9:30 am, in room 2322, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon. Fred Upton (chairman) presiding. Members present: Representatives Upton, Cox, Burr, Bilbray, Ganske, Bryant, Stupak, Green, and DeGette.
Page 24 - Habiger"s testimony yesterday, "Sir, there is no requirement to inventory the disk. As a matter of fact, because of changes in security policies across the entire government there is very little requirement to inventory classified material." Could someone explain to me then what in 1993 or 1994 when this occurred, what type of changes were made in government policies as far as protection of security materials, classified materials — Dr. BROWNE. Yes. This started...
Page 25 - Zero Tolerance Security Policy." That sets the standard that no security infractions are acceptable. Strengthen penalties, including immediate suspensions for verified intentional or reckless breaches that create a significant risk of a national security compromise, or that display a willful disregard for security procedures. 6. Counterintelligence Improvements. Secretary Richardson has already significantly rebuilt the DOE CI program. To ensure it is as effective as possible, DOE is undertaking...
Page 7 - As you are aware, my office provides the Secretary of Energy with an independent view of the effectiveness of departmental policies, programs, and procedures in the areas of safeguards and security, emergency management, and cyber security.

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