It’s the information that can make or break us: our birth date, where we live and our social security number.
It’s kept on file by the federal government through the IRS, Department of Homeland Security and in health documents through the VA, Medicaid, Medicare or Obamacare.
But Fox 17 has found that information isn’t exactly locked tight.
In fact, though we’re paying taxes to protect that information, only five out of the government’s 23 agencies required to use it are actually making an effort.
One of the most targeted systems in the world, the federal government’s network, is now considered at “high risk.”
Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN, 7th District) says (continue reading at Fox17)