Hackers Exploit Known VA Cybersecurity Weaknesses In Massive Data Breach
Posted September 21, 2020
- The Department of Veterans Affairs admitted by press release that 46,000 veterans were victims of an agency data breach while withholding details that fired up some in Congress.
- The news preceded a curiously timed GAO report reminding everyone and their mom that VA still has not addressed “persistent” IT problems exposing veterans to risk.
- There is no significant penalty for data breaches by US government agencies right now.
| September 21, 2020