Beth Cobert is about to go before the Senate for the first time since becoming the acting director of the Office of Personnel Management. President Barack Obama has tapped her to become the permanent OPM chief. That means a Senate nomination hearing. Cobert took over the agency following hacks on OPM databases that left 22 million people vulnerable and the hasty departure of her predecessor, Katherine Archuleta. Federal News Radio's Emily Kopp tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin the cybersecurity breach is the first of many things Cobert will be asked about.
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