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  • Auditor: Healthcare.gov still lacks some basic security controls

    Healthcare.gov lacks several basic cybersecurity controls -- including strong passwords and consistent security patching -- nearly a year after the troubled launch of the insurance-shopping website, a government auditor said.

    Written by Grant Gross19 Sept. 14 04:50
  • US House to target HealthCare.gov in two votes this week

    The U.S. House of Representatives is moving toward votes on two bills intended to put a spotlight on the inner workings of HealthCare.gov, the health insurance shopping site recovering from a rocky rollout in late 2013.

    Written by Grant Gross07 Jan. 14 20:57
  • Former Microsoft exec to head HealthCare.gov effort

    Kurt DelBene, the retired president of Microsoft's Office Division, will take over the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' insurance shopping site, HealthCare.gov.

    Written by Grant Gross17 Dec. 13 18:41
  • Security concerns about HealthCare.gov are overblown, Democrats say

    Security concerns raised by Republican critics of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' botched rollout of HealthCare.gov have been overstated, according to a memo released Friday by two Democratic members of Congress.

    Written by Grant Gross13 Dec. 13 19:49
  • Outdated IT contracting rules added to HealthCare.gov woes?

    Critics of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' botched deployment of HealthCare.gov can point to a series of management mistakes, but many observers point to a more systematic problem with government IT contracts.

    Written by Grant Gross13 Dec. 13 19:45
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  • HealthCare.gov's problems: What we know so far

    More than a month after it went live, a couple of large questions remain about the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' botched launch of HealthCare.gov.

    Written by Grant Gross07 Nov. 13 17:48