Postal service lacked ‘Cybersecurity Culture” before hack, watchdog says

Postal service lacked ‘Cybersecurity Culture” before hack, watchdog says

At the time of an enormous data breach last year, the U.S. Postal Service wasn’t prioritizing cybersecurity, according to a new report from the agency’s Office of the Inspector General.

The Postal Service in November 2014 announced it had fallen victim to a “sophisticated” cyber intrusion, compromising the personally identifiable information of more than 800,000 current and former employees, compensation records from 485,000 and customer inquiries from about 2.9 million customers, according to the report…. read more here.

 

Source: Nextgov