2015: The year of the federal breach

Federal information technology systems have experienced breaches for years, as documented in a steady trickle of intrusions reports by watchdogs and in reports to Congress, but in many ways such cybersecurity incidents reached a crescendo in 2015.

High-profile public sector incidents at the Office of Personnel Management and Internal Revenue Service have coupled with massive private-sector breaches at Sony and in the health insurance sector, driving cyber threats into the public consciousness like never before.

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