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 Department of Transportation and the Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy will host a #SocialGov Summit on November 27 to discuss accessibility issues with government social media.
“The federal government response to Hurricane Sandy demonstrates the power of social media to bring life-saving information to the public,” wrote General Services Administration Social Media Lead Justin Herman announcing the event. “But what about people with disabilities who can’t see a basic tweet or hear a standard video because of accessibility issues?”
The summit is the next in a series of events for the new objective-focused solver community, dedicated to identifying and developing solutions to shared needs among agencies. Participants are from mission areas across government, including healthcare, intelligence, defense, science and research.