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Ex-DHS inspector general indicted for allegedly stealing government software

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

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

Improve controls on classified information, inspector general tells U.S. intelligence community

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

The IC has to ramp up how it manages and mitigates "the risk that a trusted privileged user could inappropriately access, modify, destroy, or exfiltrate classified data,” a new report says.

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

by Jeff Stone • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 years 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 • 2 years ago

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

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