Marc Groman, chief privacy officer for the Office of Management and Budget, revealed the progress made toward updating how the federal government handles privacy and civil liberties as President Barack Obama signs a new executive order.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hit Beth Cobert, the nominee to be the permanent director of the Office of Personnel Management, with a wide range of questions at her nomination hearing. But the committee is also looking for more transparency and better communication between OPM and Congress.
David Girard is serving as lead counsel for the class-action lawsuit filed by AFGE, on behalf of millions of former and current federal employees impacted by the OPM data breach.
A successful transition to the administration’s new federal security clearance program will take the right technology, timing and leadership, former federal intelligence community experts said.
The National Background Investigations Bureau will have its own director, who will report to the Office of Personnel Management. The administration says it doesn’t have a specific timeline for implementing the new security clearance program or standing up the new agency, but changes will come in incremental stages.
In the latest video installment of the “Know the Risk — Raise Your Shield” campaign, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence makes clear that no job is too low-level for someone looking to target information.
Katie Maddocks, deputy director of Government Affairs at the Federal Managers Association, joins host Mike Causey to discuss the Wounded Warrior project, the OPM data breach, and more. January 13, 2016
The most read reporter’s notebooks in 2015 had a variety of topics, but cybersecurity and personnel changes seemed to be most popular.
Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform took aim Thursday at federal agencies who they claim have been lax on fulfilling document requests.
The head of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said about half of the nation’s data would be at risk if the Education Department was hacked.
Austin Adams, vice president at Alfresco explains how his company can help agencies with content and business process management. December 29, 2015
Specific guidelines for maintaining and keeping track of the federal cybersecurity workforce are included in the 2016 omnibus, which Congress passed last week. Agency leaders will assign each position an employment code under the creation of a new National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education.
The Office of Personnel Management’s new Senior Cybersecurity and IT Adviser Clif Triplett shared his vision for how to address cyber threats during a wide-ranging webcast discussion on Dec. 14.
A new agency could take ownership of the federal security clearance process, a former federal counterintelligence official said. The organization, called the National Investigative Service Agency, would also have a new director.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is calling for the removal of the Office of Personnel Management’s CIO Donna Seymour, after the agency’s Office of Inspector General found that the Office of Procurement Operations mismanaged a contract it awarded for identity and credit monitoring services for early victims of the cyber breach.