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.
With an organization as large as the U.S. Postal Service, it’s essential to move mail under any contingency, including when postal workers go on leave. Making sure the work gets done requires efficiently shifting personnel, which may mean USPS incurs additional costs, such as having to pay...Read More