Department of Defense’s DISA Confessed Data Breach

The United States Department of Defense (DOD) holds significant importance owing to its sensitive operations. Perhaps, that is why it remains on the hit list of cybercriminals. Recently the DOD disclosed a data breach impacting its IT and telecom agency DISA. The incident exposed the personally identifiable information of their employees.

Reportedly, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) associated with the US Department of Defense has disclosed a security incident. As revealed, DOD DISA suffered a data breach exposing employee information to attackers.

The news surfaced online after a breach notice from the DISA Risk Management Executive and CIO Roger S. Greenwell appeared. The letter stated that the DISA system suffered a security breach during May to July 2019, exposing some personally identifiable information. The leaked information might also have included the Social Security Numbers.

While the agency hasn’t specified any number of victims affected by this incident, they have assured that the incident did not lead to any misuse of the data. Yet, they will continue to inform the users potentially impacted during the breach.

Below is the full copy of the DISA breach notice.

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