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TSA Bans Employee Use of TikTok App

The Transportation Security Administration has banned its employees from using the video and social media app TikTok, The Hill reported Monday. TSA joins other federal entities like the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Army and Department of the Navy that banned TikTok, which is owned by a Chinese firm called ByteDance. In December, the Department of Defense issued a guidance detailing security risks associated with the app.

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Army Bans Tiktok From Gov’t-Issued Devices

The U.S. Army has stopped using TikTok for recruiting activities after the Department of Defense's declaration of the entertainment mobile app as a cyber threat, Military.com reported Monday. A DoD cyber awareness message orders defense personnel to uninstall the China-based app from their mobile devices due to potential cyber risks.

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Navy Dept Blocks TikTok From Mobile Devices

The Department of the Navy is prohibiting its members from using the TikTok video app on government-provided mobile devices due to the app's potential to threaten cybersecurity, Reuters reported Saturday. The U.S. Navy said in social media that it would block devices containing TikTok from the Navy Marine Corps Intranet that provides DON information technology services.

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