U.S. Marshals Service Breach Exposed Personal Data of 387,000 Prisoners

U.S. Marshals Service Breach Exposed Personal Data of 387,000 Prisoners

Posted May 11, 2020

U.S. Marshals Service Breach Exposed Personal Data of 387,000 Prisoners

  • Under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act, the data breach qualifies as a “major incident.”
  • The breached system is called DSNet, which is designed to house and transport prisoners within the agency, the federal courts and the Bureau of Prisons.
  • Information extracted included names, addresses, birth dates and Social Security numbers.

Nextgov – Mariam Baksh | May 11, 2020