GSA failed to inform breach victims for 2 years, IG says
The report found that agency officials failed to inform federal employees that their information was exposed in a breach for more than 800 days.
NIST challenge targets better de-identification techniques for public data
The agency is worried about "linkage attacks," where hackers collate a bunch of datasets to glean personally identifiable information from otherwise anonymized data.
Navy using apps to teach sailors about privacy and records management
Navy personnel are now able to complete required security training via mobile apps
OPM finishes initial outreach to hack victims — 1.5M left out
The Office of Personnel Management has concluded its initial effort to notify victims of the agency's massive breach announced earlier this year.
New FBI warning after Brennan doxing
The FBI has revised a warning to senior police officers and other public officials about hacktivism and doxing, following the successful take-over last month of the personal e-mail account of CIA Director John Brennan by teenage hackers.
Senate passes CISA, rejecting privacy fears, amendments
The Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Wednesday, rebuking privacy advocates as a number of amendments were struck down that would have tightened controls over personally identifiable information.