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Audit chides FDIC for sloppy breach protocols

October 9, 2017

Via: FCW

An Inspector General’s audit found that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s protocols for responding to a data breach aren’t being followed, even as the agency has faced dozens of security incidents in the past two years.

The audit stemmed from a series of data breaches at the FDIC over nearly two years, from January 2015 to December 2016. Overall the agency has confirmed or suspects that it was compromised 54 times within that time period. The Office of Inspector General selected 18 of those breaches to evaluate for the audit.

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