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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Storing Sensitive Data on a Publicly Accessible Server

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) sent a letter of inquiry to Booz Allen Hamilton in response to a May 2017 media report that Booz Allen, while working on a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) contract, stored sensitive files on a publicly accessible server. The NGA confirmed the media source’s account but stated that no classified information had been disclosed. McCaskill requested information pertaining to Booz Allen’s security protocols and its ability to protect sensitive and classified information related to government contracts.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Congress
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
N/A
Disposition
Investigative Finding
Date of Letter
6/15/2017
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Booz Allen Hamilton $0
Further Information Released
Sen. McCaskill Letter 6/15/2017

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database