Elijah Cummings

PMA’s plans to modernize IT, workforce rebuffed by House Democrats

by Carten Cordell • 11 months ago

The White House’s plan to transform the government’s IT infrastructure, workforce and data management is facing a familiar foe: entrenched partisanship.

Trump tweets, officials’ messaging apps draw bipartisan scrutiny from House panel

by Evan Fallor • 2 years ago

The House Oversight Committee has queried President Trump about allegedly deleting tweets and criticized federal employees' use of encrypted messaging platforms.

OPM hearing devolves into shouting match about cybersecurity

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

During Thursday’s hearing, lawmakers displayed what appeared to be a basic misunderstanding of federal cybersecurity, encryption technologies and rudimentary facts concerning the actual 2014 OPM breach incident.

Office of Personnel Management CIO Donna Seymour retires

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

Donna Seymour, who served as chief information officer of the Office of Personnel Management during a series of catastrophic breaches on federal personnel and background check records in 2014, announced her retirement Monday.

Cummings queries KeyPoint on December breach

by Billy Mitchell • 4 years ago

After a December data breach of contractor KeyPoint Government Solutions Inc. that may have compromised the personal information of nearly 50,000 federal employees, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., is asking for more information on what happened.

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