NASA’s Cybersecurity Program Gets Failing Grade


The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has again failed to implement an efficient cybersecurity program, according to a review by the NASA Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the fiscal year 2018.

NASA cybersecurity program reviewed

The OIG has assessed NASA’s ability to manage cybersecurity risks, implement safeguards to ensure the delivery of critical services, detect cybersecurity events, respond to incidents, and restore capabilities or services disrupted by cybersecurity incidents.

Based on the analysis of NASA systems and interviews with the agency’s representatives, the OIG has assigned a Level 2 maturity rating to the organization’s cybersecurity program for a second year in a row.

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