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IG slams OPM cybersecurity for continued deficiencies years after breaches

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

In total, OPM received a score of 2 from the IG out of a possible 5 for its cybersecurity maturity level in this latest report.

Cybersecurity remains a major focus at the top of OPM

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

Jeff Pon spent much of his nomination hearing Wednesday answering questions about the state of OPM's cybersecurity.

OPM quickly hires new CIO, David Garcia

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

Garcia steps into the role less just than a month since Dave DeVries retired from federal service, moving to Michigan as the state's CIO.

White House pledges support to spending bill without Tech Modernization Fund

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

The legislation would get the president's signature even though it "does not include $228 million requested for the TMF to retire and replace antiquated legacy information technology (IT) systems."

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

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

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

OPM opens direct agency hiring of IT security in response to Hurricane Harvey

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, OPM is allowing agencies impacted by the storm to waive some hiring policies and recruit needed staff.