data privacy

USCIS pursuing broader data-sharing agreements with other agencies


Existing agreements are often old and fail to account for agencies' need to repurpose and reuse the data.

DOD IG warns military staff to remove sensitive information from tech in Afghanistan withdrawal


The Inspector General says all personally identifiable information must be wiped from equipment.

VA expanding clinical data access to improve COVID-19, suicide prevention outcomes


Synthetic data generation through a new platform with protect veterans' health information and enable the agency to work with others and industry.

As data-sharing becomes more crucial, agencies say industry can help with privacy issues


The Census Bureau and others are looking for help, especially with commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology that could help fight the coronavirus pandemic while protecting people's identities.

An unprecedented wave of personal data could be heading to federal agencies


Under the national coronavirus emergency, companies don't need much permission to give up people's data to the federal government. Privacy advocates are concerned with how agencies will gather, store and utilize it.