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Department of Homeland Security

The US Department of Homeland Security has warned employees of a data breach. The breach impacts over 240,000 employees that were employed with DHS in 2014.  It also impacts anyone that was involved in OIG investigations from 2002 to …

The Indian UIDAI agency has decided to go after Rachna Khaira, a reporter at The Tribune who disclosed the Aadhaar database breach.  The reporter claims that access to the database is being sold in a WhatsApp group.  The Editors Guild …

In  March of 2016, India passed the Aadhaar Act in an attempt to prevent fraud in obtaining government services. The purpose of the bill is to provide a unique identification number for all citizens obtaining services.  Under the law, everyone …

Data Management, In Other News | Posted 12 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Obama Proposes 30 Day Hack Notification | 2,224 views
Secure Data

President Obama is pushing new legislation called the Personal Data Notification and Protection Act. This law, if enacted, will standardize the consumer notification requirements in the event of data breach. Under the law, companies would be required to notify …

In Other News | Posted 21 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Did the DEA go too far? | 1,289 views
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Sondra Arquiett was busted for possession of cocaine.  She pled guilty and received probation.  She later discovered that the DEA opened a Facebook account in her name and was impersonating her online.  The DEA went so far as to post …