- The U.S. Department of Commerce's Office of the Inspector General released a report revealing missteps by the U.S. Census Bureau in relation to a 2020 server breach, GovInfoSecurity reports. OIG found the bureau did not conduct sufficient scans of IT assets or notify government officials about the incident, and continued to run the affected servers post-incident despite being outdated and unsupported.
- The Office of Inspector General in the U.S. Agency for International Development issued a report calling on USAID to improve how it handles personally identifiable information, FedScoop reports. OIG's audit found various vulnerabilities in the agency's processes, including unnecessary retention of Social Security numbers, outdated procedures for data breaches and lacking role-based privacy training.
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