(update) On second thought…. SAIC offers free credit monitoring after breach

TRICARE, the military health program, has directed its business associate, Science Applications International Corp., to offer one year’s worth of free credit monitoring and restoration services to the 4.9 million beneficiaries affected by a recent breach.

Earlier, TRICARE had announced that it would not offer credit monitoring services, citing the minimal risk involved in the breach, which involved backup tapes stolen from an SAIC employee’s car.

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