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And you thought your inbox was dangerous.
Bots and connected devices need passwords too.
Agencies need to aim for the gold-standard in encryption.
And the Homeland Security Department's January deadline for implementation is approaching.
Be careful where you click.
The government just launched a major effort to prevent email spoofing.
Millennials use unapproved apps, Generation X members ignore security policies and baby boomers get phished.
There were 177 phishing attacks against tax preparers between January and May of this year.
The phishing attack compromised more than 100 employees' credentials.
Long before the world knew the contents of Hillary Clinton staffers’ inboxes thanks to Russian hackers, the country went after an even bigger US target.
This is a more sophisticated phishing scam.
CISO Rod Turk said the department is focused on collaboration between bureaus.
However, some employees are still leaving sensitive paper documents strewn about their cubicles.
To the Web-savvy, the emails are obvious “phishing” attempts. But these particular emails target an especially vulnerable population.
As of mid-February, the IRS has already experienced 1,389 incidents.
Aquarter of agency employees fell for a simulated email scheme, according to an internal watchdog.
CISOs are concerned about how frequently even senior-level federal employees fall for the bogus emails.
The training program is meant to make sure the bureau’s employees are armed with the appropriate knowledge and skill set to defend themselves against future attacks.
The Office of Personnel Management is warning job seekers about email scams purporting to come from the federal government’s jobs site.
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