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Inspector general finds deficiencies in how FBI tells companies they've been breached

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Many FBI agents tasked with responding to cyber crimes fail to properly index victims properly in a bureau reporting platform, a problem that could make it more difficult for hacked organizations to recover, according to the report.

FEMA exposed personal data on 2.3 million disaster survivors, violated privacy law, IG finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The negligence leaves the survivors of disasters at increased risk to identity fraud schemes.

DHS drone data left vulnerable, audit finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

While the Department of Homeland Security has looked to step up its use of drones to patrol the southern border, lax security policies have left the collected data vulnerable, a new audit finds.

Watchdog: Despite progress, IRS needs to improve electronic fraud detection

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

An auditor at the Treasury Department commended the IRS for improvements, but said there's still work to be done.

Watchdog group calls on HHS to improve cyber defenses

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

The Department of Health and Human Service's Office of Inspector General said that a penetration test on four operating divisions identified "configuration management and access control vulnerabilities."

More than two years after historic breach, OPM continues to struggle with cybersecurity

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The agency's Inspector General said things haven't really gotten better since OPM's infamous breach.

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