OPM hack

OIG pans OPM’s most recent IT modernization plan

by Carten Cordell • 1 year 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 Billy Mitchell • 2 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 Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 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 Chris Bing • 2 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 Shaun Waterman • 3 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.

Report: ‘Failure of OPM’s leadership’ led to historic data breaches

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

A 2014 data breach at the Office of Personnel Management, or OPM, was the result of failed leadership and consistent cybersecurity ignorance, according to an investigative report released Wednesday by House Oversight Committee Republicans.

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