Veterans’ sensitive information was left unprotected on national network

by • 3 years ago

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

by • 3 years 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.

GSA failed to inform breach victims for 2 years, IG says

by • 4 years ago

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

by • 4 years ago

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

by • 6 years ago

Navy personnel are now able to complete required security training via mobile apps

OPM finishes initial outreach to hack victims — 1.5M left out

by • 6 years ago

​The Office of Personnel Management has concluded its initial effort to notify victims of the agency's massive breach announced earlier this year.