Survey: Most Feds Could Steal Government Data If They Wanted To

NextGov: The only thing stopping the vast majority of government IT specialists from stealing sensitive government data is their moral compass, not security protocols, a recent survey found.

More than 80 percent of federal tech workers said it would be “easy” to steal data from their agencies, and 39 percent said they’d potentially make off with sensitive information if they were angry enough at their employer, according to a report published Tuesday by One Identity. Only 16 percent of feds told researchers they wouldn’t be able to get their hands on critical data.

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