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Amid fraud threats, IRS turns to private firms for help collecting late taxes

Beginning this month, the IRS is contracting with four firms to collect on overdue tax accounts Continue reading

IRS hires ‘white-hat’ hackers to help protect IT systems

The IRS is employing a “white hat” approach to improve its cybersecurity. Continue reading

IRS Needs to Physically Secure Its Computer Rooms

The Internal Revenue Service has had cyber problems before, but now the physical security of its facilities is under scrutiny. Continue reading

Fraudsters’ targets show cybersecurity success, says IRS commissioner

During a speech at a March 24 National Press Club luncheon, Koskinen acknowledged that last year’s breach of the Get Transcript application and this year’s takedown of the IP PIN tool were troubling. Continue reading