Our objective was to determine whether the network perimeter firewalls are properly configured and functioning to safeguard information technology (IT) according to Postal Service standards and industry best practices. Perimeter firewalls are the first line of defense of an organization’s IT network. They are essential components for detecting and protecting the network by blocking unnecessary incoming traffic to publicly available systems.
One small upside to losing 26 percent of mail volume and relaxing delivery service standards over the past decade is that the U.S. Postal Service should experience a significant decline in its costs as well. Except that hasn’t happened for transportation costs.
In fact, Postal Service...Read More