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A Look at Some Key Federal Cybersecurity Breaches

A $10 billion-a-year federal effort to protect critical data is struggling against an onslaught of cyberattacks by thieves, hostile states and hackers.

An Associated Press report this week finds that federal cybersecurity officials also face another challenge: Too often, government employees and contractors are undermining cyberdefenses by clicking malicious links, losing devices and data, or sharing information and passwords.

Last year, security officials responded to a total of 228,700 cyberincidents involving federal agencies and contract partners.

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