IRS: Tax info compromised via third-party service
May 26, 2015
The Internal Revenue Service announced Tuesday that data taken from third-party sources has been used to access 100,000 accounts through the IRS’s “Get Transcript” application.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The National Institutes of Standards and Technology created a new scoring system that will allow computer security managers to assess the severity of security risks arising from certain software features.
NIST's "Common Misuse Scoring System" provides a systematic way for organizations to determine the severity of software feature misuse so that the organization can determine how to handle the problem.
NIST classifies software vulnerabilities in three general categories: