FBI criticized for delaying breach notifications, including insufficient details


The Federal Bureau of Investigations does a poor job at notifying victims of a cyber-attack, a US government report released earlier this week concluded.

FBI notifications arrive either too late or contain insufficient information for victims to take action, a report from the Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General (DOJ-OIG) has concluded.

The report analyzed Cyber Guardian, an FBI application for storing information about tips and ongoing investigations. The system also allows agents to enter details about suspected victims, which Cyber Guardian can later notify via automated messages.

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Source: ZDNet