Veterans’ sensitive information was left unprotected on national network
The information of veterans who visited a Milwaukee VA office was left unprotected on a shared national network.
‘Poor information technology implementation’ blamed for CPSC data exposure
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.
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.