WASHINGTON (CBS DC/AP) — A consultant’s report released by congressional investigators shows that the Obama administration had a six-month warning about problems with HealthCare.gov before its Oct. 1 launch.
CBS News reports that the administration was warned in April about what accounted for a disastrous launch to the federal health care exchange website.
The consulting report stated that there was too much dependency on outside contractors, not enough time to fully test the website and a lack of communication between contractors and federal officials, according to CBS News.
Reuters reports a security expert will tell Congress during a hearing Thursday that the health care website has security flaws that put user data at a “critical risk.”
“There are actual live vulnerabilities on the site now,” David Kennedy, head of computer security consulting firm TrustedSec LLC, told Reuters.
Kennedy continued: “There is a lot of stuff that we are not publicly…
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