Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
USDA unveils program to develop next generation of CIOs, CISOs
The department is looking for current employees who have served in leadership roles and want to lead its information technology community.
DHS ‘blew up’ its hiring system for cybersecurity talent
The new process will offer market-sensitive pay across the board and enable the department to make job offers more quickly, such as at tech conferences.
Security clearances, public-private rotations are prominent in House intelligence bill
A notorious backlog would get some tech solutions, and the intelligence community would have more flexibility with its workforce under the House-passed intelligence authorization bill.
OPM data center outage caused by ‘physical incident’
News about the July 10 breakdown comes as the Trump administration is arguing that a merger with GSA will solve OPM's legacy IT problems.
OPM merger plan continues to draw IT questions from Democrats
Reps. Elijah Cummings and Gerry Connolly want more info on how the proposal would aid OPM's tech troubles, among other things.
OPM’s Centers of Excellence team looks to replace mainframe hardware for critical services
The idea is that upgrading the hardware will give OPM the peace of mind to allow modernization to happen without service disruption.