Government Data Security (Can you define SNAFU?)

Because after the Office of Personnel Management fiasco there is no reason to expect the government to get better at data security. FEMA Data Leak Exposes Personal Info of 2.3M Disaster Survivors.

The Office for the Inspector General for the DHS issued a report today that detailed how FEMA did not appropriately safeguard the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and the California wildfires in 2017.

During national disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) offers a program called Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) that provides shelter to disaster survivors.

SNAFU: Situation normal. All F*cked up. I expect that every single department of the .gov will be hacked in the next few years because they don’t give a damn about you. And the ones that do care, are just going to be underfunded and overworked. But mostly, protecting your data is not their job. Or something.

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