Skip to comments.Dept. of Homeland Security: State Dept. never told us about Hillary Clinton’s secret server either
Posted on 08/24/2015 1:53:18 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Readers may be tempted to respond Join the club, but this is — in the words of the Obama administration’s most eloquent figure, a big effin’ deal. The White House has demanded more authority and jurisdiction over private networks as part of its push to improve cybersecurity in the US, even while it has botched its own network security at OPM, the Pentagon, and even the State Department under both Hillary Clinton and John Kerry. The Department of Homeland Security is tasked with auditing the security of federal government networks, but no one at State ever told DHS about Hillary’s private system (via Jeff Dunetz):
The State Department does not appear to have submitted legally required information regarding Hillary Clinton’s secret computer server to the Department of Homeland Security during her term as secretary, FoxNews.com has learned.
All federal government agencies are mandated to submit a list of systems, vulnerabilities and configuration issues to DHS every 30 days. The department then performs a “cyberscope audit” to ensure security, a responsibility the agency has had since 2010.
FoxNews.com learned of the lapse as a result of a Freedom of Information Act request submitted June 11. It is not clear if State Department officials in charge of compliance with the DHS audits knew of their boss’s server, which has been shown to have included “top secret” information in emails.
Clinton headed the agency from 2009-2013. The DHS established the “Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation” program in 2010, amid growing concerns government systems could be vulnerable to cyber attack. But Clinton’s computer server, through which she and key aides sent and received tens of thousands of emails, was apparently never audited, according to DHS, which conducted a comprehensive search of Office of Cyber Security and Communications records after FoxNews.com lodged its request.
And that means that Hillary Clinton not only thwarted the Federal Records Act and a White House directive that largely barred the use of private e-mail for official purposes, but also an Obama mandate on national security. Now, one can argue that these DHS audits didn’t do much for OPM or the IRS, to name a few agencies with massive hacks of sensitive data, and … they’d be right, of course. But at least those agencies allowed for security audits. The State Department under Hillary Clinton misled DHS through omission, and created yet another layer of vulnerability through another display of impunity on Hillary’s part.
The State Department refuses comment at this time, of course:
“There are reviews and investigations under way, including by the IG and Congress,” said State Department Spokesman Alec Gerlach. “It would not be appropriate to comment on these matters at this time.”
The State Department has stopped digging. Hillary Clinton? Not so much. On yesterday’s Meet the Press, Chuck Todd offered a handy timeline on how her position “on this debacle has evolved, frankly”:
Hillary’s making up a lot of things these days.
None, Zippo, Nada !
Absolutely the dumbest admission ever. Why do we pay these people a wage to be so stupid when we work so hard?
What about Hillary’s wikileaks:
Weren’t these classified as well? What server did wikileaks hack to get hillary’s classified emails?
Hello! The whole 'setting up her own private server' is exactly why she wants to avoid the cyberscope audit to ensure security.
The next impossible lie will be Obama learned it from watching the tv news or something.
It is DHS responsibility to know how secrets are protected in every branch of the government. If they failed, they are liable.
Following is best source I can find.
” said State Department Spokesman Alec Gerlach. It would not be appropriate to comment on these matters at this time.”
Or EVER, for that matter
Joe is running
Anyone who received an email from der Hildebeast knew it came from an off the grid system. That should have raised red flags somewhere. It tells me the Obama Regime was not minding the store.
Every gov employee who received an email from the Hildebeast had to know that it came from an insecure private server. That could be hundreds if not thousands of gov employees in most FedMob agencies.
Or she spent four years working on the Clinton Foundation doing absolutely zip as Sec. State.
Clinton was sending TS to TS/SCI INFO on a server not even cleared for FOUO INFO to the likes of our embassy and staff in Libya. She is as guilty of their death as the Muslim attackers are. This entire administration and their idiots (Holder-Sharpton-Clinton) is/are responsible for deaths from Fast and Furious, Iraq and Afghan, Benghazi, Ferguson, NYC, Baltimore, etc.
Perhaps sending arms to ISIS was “Operation Yoga” and Benghazi was Operation “Daughter’s Wedding”.
I keep siting for something to happen on this. Maybe they will kick her when she gets down far enough.
She didn’t have a State Department-issued Blackberry, and email was directed to @clintonemail.com. Obviously the communications were outside State Department protocol. Where did they think the email was going?
Are they loosing up on the coverup with anticipation of Biden running?
To believe this we’d have to believe Hillary never sent an email to Homeland Security. And if Homeland Security never got an email from her and that didn’t send up red flags, “security” should not be in their title.
Obama puts on a convincing act. He “knows nothing.” Obama didn’t even know about Ex-Pres Clinton traveling in Moscow having a laugh w/ Putin as strategic US uranium deposits were sold off to Russia for Big Bucks. With all the top-level intel available to him, can Americans actually believe:
<><>Obama was oblivious to the Clintons jerking around US foreign policy?
<><> Obama knew nothing of Hillary and Sid Blumenthal’s emails WRT Iran (the man Obama banned from US govt employment)?
<><> Obama knew nothing about the Clinton Foundation/slush fund buck-raking activities?
<><> Obama never noticed Bill Clinton trotting around the globe?
<><> Obama never noticed the Clinton “charity” used to worm his way into the confidences of foreign leaders.... but only those leaders w/ untapped reserves of gold, uranium, oil, and other valuable commodities?
<><> Obama never knew Hillary’s brother got a gold-mining permit in Haiti?
Obama hand-picked Hillary to run State, and they had a deal. Hillary and her husband capitalized on buck-raking opportunities......from Hillary’s actions OR inaction. Secy Hillary never e-v-e-r uttered a discouraging word e-v-e-r......as the Clinton Foundation sucked up hundred of millions of foreign dollars from shady characters.
The avaricious Clintons devised hundreds of obscure programs to collect billions.....bragging about do-goodism, how the money was supposedly dispersed to “assist” endless charitable projects....as they raked in multi-million dollar honoraria, foundation donations. consultancies, lucrative insider business deals.
Now Obama’s going after The Clintons. L/E observers say when the crooks are nailed it’s b/c the protection payoffs weren’t large enough. Obama’s been reading all the sordid stories of the Clinton’s hauling in billions selling off state secrets. He got short-changed.
0 is in danger of being exposed. Anyone who things the Clinton’s don’t have the goods on 0 are naive
Biden knows it all and is trying to position himself to “save the party”!
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