Lawmakers are working to continue their efforts to protect the identities of feds endangered by the OPM data breaches, cut spending by $15 billion, and improve the online presence of federal agencies.
The world may be surprised by revelations about users’ data being improperly shared through Facebook, but feds have some experience with this problem.
A recent hearing of the House Homeland Security and Oversight and Government Reform committees highlighted the importance of leadership to make progress with CDM.
In today’s Federal Newscast, three years after OPM’s data breach, members of the House Oversight Committee say the agency still hasn’t done much to modernize its IT.
In OPM’s inspector general’s latest management report on the IT modernization initiative, auditors called into question the agency’s planning process.
DISA issued a solicitation to a consortium of more than 500 vendors for the case management system under National Background Investigations Services initiative.
A judge said the difference between “disclosure” and “theft,” and inability to predict future harm were two reasons she dismissed the OPM data breach lawsuits.
The FBI arrested Pingan Yu, who they say is a malware broker in the People’s Republic of China.
Along with Danny Toler, Dave DeVries, OPM’s CIO, is leaving government service and Grant Schneider takes on additional duties at the NSC.
George Fallon, a 30-year veteran of IT auditing, explains why agencies need to re-evaluate the protection of e-mail, document and business systems.
Current and former counterintelligence officials say there is no known evidence so far that a victim of the Office of Personnel Management’s cyber breaches has been specifically targeted. Instead, the public’s loss of trust in OPM and government as a whole has been the biggest damage done after the breaches.
The Office of Personnel Management didn’t have a decision-making policy in place to help it decide when and how to offer identity theft and credit monitoring services to victims of the 2015 cyber breaches. More than a year later, the agency still doesn’t have a plan.
The Office of Management and Budget’s fiscal 2016 Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) report to Congress shows more agencies have stronger cyber defenses in place.
A committee within the Homeland Security Department is finalizing a new guide for agencies, state and local governments and other organizations involved in cyber breaches with best practices for notifying victims.