New Blog Released on ‘The Recent US Government Data Breach’

10 Jun 2015

Today Tom Williams, one of our Lead Investigative Consultants released a blog on 'The recent US government data breach: big data techniques, a driving force behind a large scale cyber espionage programme?'

Thepost cites the recent cyber-attack against the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and how it  resulted in the compromise of data relating to millions of current and formerUnited States (US) government employees.

Ina separate attack against OPM early last year, information relating toindividuals who were either seeking to obtain or who had already obtainedsecurity clearances was also compromised. The extent of the information lostwas vast and included detail relating to the background investigations or checks thatled to security clearances of US government officials being granted.

To read the blog in full please click here.

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