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2015 OPM data breach claims checks still trickling in

Federal employees should look for a check in the mail if they were impacted by the OPM data breach.

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Data breach at your agency? Better report it and get it over with

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VA data breach also hit 17,000 community care providers, senators say

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DISA exposes personal data of 200,000 people

The Defense Information Systems Agency sent out letters to people impacted by a data breach that exposed personal information like social security numbers.

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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles. Hackers have gained access to OneLogin, an online password manager that offers a single sign-on to multiple websites and services. The breach raises questions about the security of other accounts kept with OneLogin. According to published reports, OneLogin informed customers that the breach included the ability to access encrypted data; passwords are typically stored that way. OneLogin didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

443 federal data breaches in 5 years, and not all by hackers

According to Comparitech, a British cybersecurity testing company, some of the breaches were done the old fashioned way.

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Vendor risk management & federal IT

Jake Olcott, vice president of Communications and Government Affairs at BitSight, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss vendor risk management and what federal agencies can do to protect themselves from cyber breaches caused by third party vendors.

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