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Join “Protecting Children’s Privacy in a Virtual World,” on March 9

VA Privacy Service hosts its third Speaker Series event of the year in recognition of Military Kids Day, April 15, 2022.

By |March 6th, 2022|Technology|Comments Off on Join “Protecting Children’s Privacy in a Virtual World,” on March 9

Securing your data: Give your devices a privacy checkup

From banking information and email passwords to photos of memorable holidays and life events, our electronic devices store (and in some cases share) many pieces of valuable and sensitive data. Not sure if the information on your devices is as safe and secure as you’d like it to be? VA's Privacy Service recommends giving your devices a privacy checkup.

By |July 13th, 2020|Identity Theft, Top Stories|2 Comments

VA has security tools to help Veterans guard online privacy during COVID-19

During the coronavirus pandemic, Americans have turned to accessing critical health care and financial services online and on their mobile devices. VA’s Office of Information and Technology (OIT) has security tools to protect Veterans’ personal information online.

By |May 20th, 2020|Identity Theft, Technology, Top Stories|Comments Off on VA has security tools to help Veterans guard online privacy during COVID-19

VA’s Privacy Service hosts event focused on protecting Veteran infomation

The mission of VA Privacy Service is to preserve and protect the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of Veterans, their beneficiaries, and VA employees by promoting a culture of privacy awareness and maintaining the trust. The Privacy Service oversees and directs the development of VA’s privacy programs based on the Privacy Act of 1974 and makes recommendations to senior officials on privacy priorities. As the impact of privacy issues increase, VA’s Privacy Service implements strategies to meet those needs to ensure compliance with Federal and VA-specific privacy requirements.

By |February 11th, 2016|Guest Posts, Identity Theft|2 Comments

What Veteran information security and privacy mean to VA employees

VA holds personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI) for nearly 9 million Veterans, and we take that very seriously. We know that this sensitive information holds the key to the livelihood and well-being for those that have given so much to this country. Information security and privacy are top priorities for VA, and our employees treat protecting Veteran information as both a professional and personal concern.

By |April 22nd, 2015|Technology|Comments Off on What Veteran information security and privacy mean to VA employees

Center for Women Veterans Book Corner, May: Army Veteran Mari K. Eder

Each month, VA’s Center for Women Veterans profiles a different woman Veteran author as part of its Women Veteran Authors Book Corner. This month’s author is U.S. Army Veteran Mari K. Eder, who served for 36 years from 1977-2013.

By |May 1st, 2022|Women Veterans|1 Comment
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