Breach rules toughened for federal agencies

Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 6:29 AM EST

The White House's Office of Management and Budget instructed U.S. federal agencies to alert the US-CERT within one hour to any breach involving personally identifiable information, even if the possibility of a breach is only suspected.

The memo, dated last week, is the fourth letter regarding information-security policy sent to government agencies in the past two months.

At SecurityFocus.

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