Data Breaches

Identity Theft Services Inefficient at Addressing Data Breach Risks, Watchdog Says

The Government Accountability Office also recommended that Congress should reconsider allowing federal agencies how much coverage is appropriate to offer.

Empowering Regulators Could Stop the Next Equifax Breach, Watchdog Says

Giving the regulatory agencies more power to punish companies after breaches could make industry invest more in cybersecurity, according to the Government Accountability Office.

How Government Agencies Can Build Cyber Trust in 2019

For all the damage that can come as the result of cyberattacks, the cost of severed trust is almost always the highest.

FDIC’s Top 3 Challenges Are All Tech Related

Among the financial regulator’s biggest challenges, IT modernization and cybersecurity topped the list.

OPM Awards $416M Contract for Protection Services to Hack Victims

The millions of federal employees and contractors using those services will see no disruption.

Keep the Faith: America’s GDPR Will Come

What should it look like? How should companies prepare?

The Boldest Predictions for Federal Technology in 2019

More cyber brinkmanship and super smart artificial intelligence are just a couple forecasts industry leaders divined for the coming year.

The New Rules of Cybersecurity

Now is the time for companies to take a fresh approach to protect their data.

The Government’s Bioterror-Response Website May Be Leaking Sensitive Data

Homeland Security inspectors and a whistleblower say the site, which would be used to coordinate federal responses to a bioterror attack, isn’t secure.

The Biggest Password Mistakes of 2018

The federal government made the list this year.

The Equifax Breach Affecting Nearly Half of Americans Was 'Entirely Preventable'

The credit bureau breach remains one of the biggest known data thefts.

Congress Demands Answers on NRCC, Marriott Data Breaches

Strengthening the nation’s cyber stance was top of mind, with a new House Energy and Commerce Committee cyber report, and bills to improve connected devices and cyber education.