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IG finds data security practices lacking at Customs and Border Protection before big hack

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

As federal agencies increasingly draw on biometric data for their work, the stakes for protecting that data from hackers have grown.

The Interior Department OIG clearly had some fun hacking the agency’s Wi-Fi networks

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The report by the Office of the Inspector General underscores how a tech-savvy team can expose and help fix gaping security holes.

Postal Service left vulnerable IT applications unaddressed for years, inspector general finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The "common, well-known vulnerabilities" could have been exploited by hackers using "publicly available methods,” the report found.

NSA watchdog finds abusive behavior, grift at senior levels

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

The NSA Office of the Inspector General report is out.

Energy Department watchdog finds research labs fail to secure 'peripheral' devices like USBs

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Beware of USBs, the inspector general says.

Ex-DHS inspector general indicted for allegedly stealing government software

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The head-turning indictment accuses Charles Edwards of stealing DHS IG software and trying to profit from it.

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