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Data error exposes personnel info from several agencies to 22 HR employees

In today’s Federal Newscast: Disabled veterans will soon see a cost-of-living adjustment in their benefits. In January, a data error exposed the personnel…

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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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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…

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A chart of data breaches is shown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, as witnesses testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform committee's hearing on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

At least eight agencies are at risk for major data breach

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from a Senate committee shows at least eight cabinet agencies are failing to comply with federal cybersecurity standards.

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