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Administration official points to new
security issues with healthcare.gov

Washington Examiner, by Brian Hughes

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/20/2013 12:03:40 PM

A top official working on healthcare.gov told lawmakers this week about two major security vulnerabilities, issues not disclosed publicly by the Obama administration as it pushes to convince Americans to sign up for Obamacare. Teresa Fryer, the chief information security officer for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, told lawmakers of "two high findings" of risk — one of which was discovered just this week — according to interview transcripts released by the House Oversight Committee. According to industry standards, a high finding represents a “significant political, financial and legal damage.” "There were two high findings," Fryer told the

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This is so infuriating and distressing. They should be charged criminally for allowing such horrific things to happen to the American people. It just stuns me to see the complete lack of concern by these corrupt, filthy political hack Democrats. Where on earth do you seek reflief when your own government allows criminality against its own citizens???

      


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Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/17/2014 12:12:28 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/17/2014 12:04:57 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/17/2014 11:58:56 AM     Post Reply
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Fox News & Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/17/2014 11:00:38 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/16/2014 10:12:50 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/16/2014 10:05:22 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/16/2014 9:53:46 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: KarenJ1- 3/16/2014 9:23:58 PM     Post Reply
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