Criminal probe opened into FDIC data breaches


The inspector general at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has opened criminal investigations into "several" data breaches at the agency involving the transfer to removable media by staff of highly sensitive banking data and massive files of personal information, lawmakers were told Thursday.

Congress: Federal bank agency CIO ‘misled lawmakers and hid breaches’


The CIO of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation misled congressional overseers to cover up cybersecurity breaches at the agency, retaliated against whistleblowers and those who disagreed with him and generally created a toxic work environment for his team, congressional staff allege in a report published Wednesday.

New CIO for federal bank agency


‚ÄčThe Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation announced Thursday it had appointed Lawrence Gross, Jr. as chief information officer, closing a vacancy that has been shrouded in controversy over the past few months.