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KU earns poor score on computer security audit




KU earns poor score on computer security audit
KU earns poor score on computer security audit



http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2009/feb/25/ku-earns-poor-score-computer-security-audit/ 

By Scott Rothschild
The Lawrence Journal-World
February 25, 2009

Topeka - A follow-up audit to a 2005 report on computer security at 
Kansas University and two other schools has found numerous policy 
shortcomings.

The Legislative Division of Post Audit report, released Wednesday, said 
that few of the policy recommendations from its 2005 audit had been 
fully implemented by the institutions.

The report focused on KU, Kansas State University and Emporia State 
University.

KU had implemented the fewest policy recommendations from the 2005 
audit: five of 33 recommendations.

The policies were aimed at maintaining the security and integrity of 
information on computer systems at the schools, the audit said. The 
policies dealt with security best practices in the areas of access 
controls, data controls, general controls, incident response, 
operations, physical security, system development, and security 
management, the report stated.

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