US federal agencies report 28,581 security incidents across nine attack vector categories in 2019

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Improper usage was identified as the most common attack vector last year

The US federal agencies made significant progress last year in improving their overall cyber security posture and meeting the cyber security targets set by the White House. That's according to t...

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