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Lawmaker Confronts VA Over Breach

Lawmaker Confronts VA Over Breach

Showing his annoyance over computer security breaches at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Rep. Steve Buyer, R.-Ind., testily confronted senior departments official at a congressional hearing Wednesday. One of his ill-fated victims: Jan Frye, deputy assistant secretary office of acquisition and logistics, who along with other VA officials, including Frederick Downs Jr., chief procurement and clinical logistics officer, testified before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

Listen to a minute-long snippet of the exchange between Buyer and Frye.



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Eric Chabrow

Eric Chabrow

Retired Executive Editor, GovInfoSecurity

Chabrow, who retired at the end of 2017, hosted and produced the semi-weekly podcast ISMG Security Report and oversaw ISMG's GovInfoSecurity and InfoRiskToday. He's a veteran multimedia journalist who has covered information technology, government and business.




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