capabilities to the Federal Government such as intrusion detection intrusion

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capabilities to the Federal Government, such as intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, data analytics, and information sharing. This program was meant to be disseminated and integratedacross all 23 Federal agencies’ IT networking systems to help safeguard any personally identifiable information (PII) and avoid malicious web hacking attempts.” (Song, 2016) This intended design failed. In that month, the DHS detected an intrusion. EINSTEIN had found it,unfortunately not before 4 million current and former federal employees Personal Identifying Information (PII) was taken. This breach caused large amounts of concern from all federal employees. PII often contains all critical information on an individual. This includes social security number, birthdate, address, phone numbers, next of kin contacts, and more. It is basically everything an individual does not want someone to have. The Office of Personnel
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CYBER SECURITY4Management (OPM) had to identify all individuals affected and notify them. The attack was conducted in such a way they were not able to detect a sole identifying source. “We know thathacker attacks are conducted anonymously, across nations, and that it is hard to track the source,” said Hong Lei, a spokesman for the ministry. “It’s irresponsible and unscientific to make conjectural, trumped-up allegations without deep investigation.” (O’Connell, 2015) Theconcern around this type of breach is anyone may benefit from the information obtained. Any hacker or attacker could utilize the stolen information for personal gain. This information tied with security clearance information stolen could aide foreign governments as well. Knowing
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