Department of Taxation and Finance

Wireless Security Controls

The Department of Taxation and Finance uses a computer network. We examined whether unauthorized wireless access points were present on the Departmentís network providing access to sensitive data. We did not locate any such points during our testing, but found that the Department was not perform any testing to identify such points. Since these points can easily be installed at any time, we recommended the Department perform periodic, random testing to ensure that unauthorized wireless access points were, in fact, not present.

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