OPM hack

OPM hack class action plaintiffs win initial approval for $63M payout

by • 2 months ago

The settlement should bring to an end the long-running lawsuit brought against the agency in response to the 2014 and 2015 breaches.

OIG pans OPM’s most recent IT modernization plan

by • 4 years ago

The OPM inspector general's new report that the agency’s plan to update its IT infrastructure does not include key budget and security information.

Exit Interview: CIO Dave DeVries leaves post-breach OPM on solid footing

by • 5 years ago

DeVries recalls his tenure at OPM a year after almost saying no to the job.

Audit: OPM still faces information security weaknesses 2 years after breaches

by • 5 years ago

The agency's security assessment and authorization methodology still has some catching up to do.

OPM overpaying for identity theft protections after breach, watchdog says

by • 5 years ago

A newly released report by the Government Accountability Office notes that OPM is providing coverage at a level that is “likely unnecessary” because “claims paid rarely exceed a few thousand dollars.”

New OPM background check agency will inherit huge backlog

by • 6 years ago

​When the National Background Investigation Bureau — the agency the Obama administration created in the wake of the massive Office of Personnel Management cyber attack — stands up next month, it will inherit a backlog of more than 500,000 clearance investigations, a senior bureau official said.