Discovered on June 19, the intrusion was first spotted on the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Central Administration information technology networks, but a subsequent investigation revealed that eight schools and administrative organizations have been affected altogether.
The US Office of Personnel Management announced on Monday that it has temporarily suspended the E-QIP (Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing) system, a web-based platform used to complete and submit background investigation forms.
Most midsize business leaders view a data breach among their top risks and a majority consider IT security ‘very important’ when selecting a supplier.
Americans have strong feelings about data breach notification, with 84 percent stating that the best way a company can regain their trust after a breach occurs is to notify them right away and provide a high level of contact.
Energy security professionals are extremely confident in their ability to detect a cyberattack on critical systems, with 86 percent stating they could detect a breach in less than one week.
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