While an external penetration test of the Food and Drug Administration's computer network and information systems by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General did not result in unauthorized access, an IG audit did identify a number of cybersecurity vulnerabilities that could put FDA data at risk.

The purpose of the audit was to determine whether the FDA’s network and external web applications were vulnerable to compromise through cyberattacks. What auditors found were vulnerabilities that could lead to unauthorized disclosure or modification of FDA data, or FDA mission-critical systems being made unavailable.

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