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 […]


FDIC leads agencies in major cyber incidents

March 13, 2017

Via: FCW

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was responsible for 10 of 16 major information security incidents in FY2016, according to the annual report of the Office of Management and Budget. The FDIC incidents, linked to a flaw in their system that […]


FDIC was hacked by China, and CIO covered it up

July 14, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

A report published by the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology today found that hackers purported to be from China had compromised computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation repeatedly between 2010 and 2013. Backdoor malware was installed on […]


Lawmakers probe large data breaches at US bank insurance agency

May 13, 2016

Via: CIO

The personal banking information of about 160,000 U.S. residents walked out the door of the federal government’s bank insurance agency on removable media of employees departing in recent months. During the last seven months, seven departing employees at the Federal […]