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Breach Prevention and Response

What is a Breach?

According to the Department of Defense, a breach of personal information occurs when the information is lost, disclosed to, accessed by, or potentially exposed to unauthorized individuals, or compromised in a way where the subjects of the information are negatively affected.

Breach Reporting

The Defense Health Agency Privacy and Civil Liberties Office coordinates breach reporting within the Military Health System. Email us if you have questions about breaches or breach reporting within the MHS.

Guidance tools for breach reporting:

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Mar 6, 2008

Update to Using Digital Signature when Sending Electronic Mail

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This Memorandum implements the recent Department of Defense (DoD) requirement on the use of digital signature for e-mail, and is in addition to my memorandum of June 13, 2007, “Use of Digital Signature on TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) Official Electronic Mail (e-mail).”

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Type: Guidelines
Jun 23, 2006

Protection of Sensitive Agency Information

This Memorandum addresses the efforts to properly safeguard information assets while using information technology by incorporating a checklist from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for protection of remote information.

  • Identification #: OMB Memorandum 06-16
  • Type: Memorandums
Last Updated: July 21, 2023
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