USPS: Data Privacy Day observed Monday, Jan. 28

Data Privacy Day — an annual, international effort to encourage individuals and businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data and foster trust — will be observed Monday, Jan. 28. The USPS Privacy and Records Management Office offers the following tips to protect employee and customer data from unauthorized access or use: • Respect privacy. Personal information…

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Latest Postal Bulletin highlights Cybersecurity in the USPS Workplace

With cyber attacks on the rise, USPS® employees must learn how to protect the Postal Service™ from potential threats. This National Cyber Security Awareness Month, use the following tips to protect USPS networks, systems, and resources: Workstation Safety Lock your workstation or devices when not in use. Do not plug unauthorized devices (e.g., mobile phones,…

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USPS OIG Report: Access Controls Over Mail Imaging Systems

Background The U.S. Postal Service has over 270 mail processing centers across the nation with more than 6,600 pieces of mail processing equipment that capture mailpiece images. The mail processing equipment maintains these images for between 4 seconds and 120 days depending on the type of processing equipment. These images enable the tracking of mailpieces…

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