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    OPM Suspends Background Check System

    Union Slams Agency with Class-Action Data Breach Lawsuit By Mathew J. Schwartz
    OPM Suspends Background Check System

    Following its mega-breach, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management suspends use of its online background check application system, citing a vulnerability. Also, the agency now faces a breach-related lawsuit filed on behalf of federal workers.

  • Article

    Analysis: Why the OPM Breach Is So Bad

    Personal Secrets at Risk After Background Forms Exposed By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Analysis: Why the OPM Breach Is So Bad

    Just how bad is the U.S. Office of Personnel Management breach? Consider that spies may now have access to every secret - sexual, financial, familial, medical - shared by personnel seeking security clearances to access classified U.S. information.

  • Article

    Shoring Up HealthCare.gov Security

    With Obamacare's Future Solidified, Privacy Fears in Spotlight By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Shoring Up HealthCare.gov Security

    As hackers increasingly focus their attacks on the government and healthcare sectors, it's more critical to ensure that consumers' personal data is handled securely on Obamacare's HealthCare.gov website as well as state health insurance exchanges.

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    Tapping Analytics In CyberSec, Fraud

    Teradata's Ligot on Big Data's Role in Cybersecurity, Fraud By Varun Haran
    Tapping Analytics In CyberSec, Fraud

    The Big Data explosion will expand in volume, velocity and variety. Analytics are key to deriving insights from this data, particularly in cybersecurity and anti-fraud, says Dominic Ligot of Teradata Philippines.

  • Article

    Report: NSA Expanded Internet Spying

    One Expert Says Program Seeks Info on Malware, Not People By Eric Chabrow
    Report: NSA Expanded Internet Spying

    The NSA secretly widened its warrantless surveillance of Americans' international Internet traffic to seek evidence of malicious computer hacking, according to published reports based on documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

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