data breaches

Senators say 17,000 community care providers also impacted in VA breach

by • 2 days ago

The VA breach announced Monday impacted more people than initially disclosed. An additional 17,000 community care providers had their data compromised.

Personal information of 46,000 veterans was compromised in breach

by • 6 days ago

The VA said Monday that 46,000 veterans had their personal data exposed in a breach targeting financial information. The incident is being investigated.

‘Poor information technology implementation’ blamed for CPSC data exposure

by • 11 months ago

Employees also had "little to no" training on how to redact personally identifying information when handing over data, according to a new report by the Senate Commerce Committee's majority staff.

FDIC embraces ‘micro-perimeters’ in pursuit of zero trust

by • 1 year ago

FDIC is among the agencies shrinking its security perimeter in order to open up its network for local offices.

Report: Benefits agencies, lacking guidance, slow to abandon traditional identity verification

by • 1 year ago

The 2017 Equifax data breach has officials second-guessing the old method, but no federal recommendations exist ensuring alternatives are adopted.

IRS warns against new phishing scams for 2019 tax season

by • 2 years ago

With several massive data breaches last year, the IRS says the taxpayers and preparers should be extra vigilant as criminals could use information obtained in those breaches to fuel a tax scam.

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