Postal Service Office of Inspector General’s risk modeling identified the South
Florida District as the _________ based on collected data showing
malicious software programs on district computer systems. These security
incidents can damage information system hardware and software and affect the
integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data.
Florida District serves more than 14 million customers, delivers mail to more
than 3.1. million homes, and generates annual revenue of about
$1.1 billion. Districts are responsible for adhering to. U.S. Postal Service
policies for maintaining and securing their information systems. The (b)(3) 39
Service Center is responsible or updating all South Florida District
information systems, including installing security dates. Engineering personnel
in ______ manage the applications supporting the mail processing
environment in the district.
What the OIG Found
controls in the South Florida District did not adequately protect Postal
Service data and infrastructure against potential corruption and
unauthorized access. Of ___ Internet addresses that operated as servers,
databases, and workstations at three mail processing plants, we found
significant security control weaknesses on ___ of them. Administrators did not
consistently install security updates (patches) and configure all operating
databases as required by policy.
What the OIG Recommended
recommended management implement vendor recommendations for patching and Postal
Service configuration standards, correctly configure
the _________ and ensure personnel with access to Postal Service
resources receive annual security awareness training.
following document was received under the USPS/IG FOIA