Bush backs VA chief after data breach

Coeur d'Alene
Spokesman-Review

05/24/06

VA Secretary Jim Nicholson got an endorsement Wednesday from President Bush -- and a summons to Capitol Hill -- after the theft of veterans' personal information that has become one of the nation's largest security breaches. Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are asking that Nicholson explain how his department handled the theft of sensitive personal data on 26.5 million veterans. They have called the Veterans Affairs secretary to appear in two emergency hearings Thursday in the House and Senate...

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VA's delay in reporting data theft questioned

Arizona Republic

05/24/06

Veterans Affairs officials waited two weeks to call in the FBI to investigate the theft of sensitive personal data, delaying a warning to 26.5 million veterans now at risk in one of the nation's largest security breaches. Lawmakers from both parties demanded answers. Burglars struck the Maryland home of the VA data analyst in early May, taking government-owned laptop and disks containing the names, Social Security numbers and birth dates of veterans discharged since 1975. But the FBI wasn't notified until late last week, two law enforcement officials said Tuesday, speaking on the condition of anonymity. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, said his panel would hold an emergency hearing Thursday because '26 million people deserve answers.' VA Secretary Jim Nicholson is expected to testify...

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