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NY Times: US Eyes Retaliation for Gov’t Cyber Attacks

The White House wants to enforce retaliatory measures against the China-backed source of a cyber attack on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management after the federal government realized ...
cybersecurity

PSC Calls for Immediate Fraud Protection of Contractors Affected by OPM Breach

The Professional Services Council has urged the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to provide notification and identity monitoring services to the approximately 21.5 million victims ...
digital government

OPM Reinstates Online Background Check System; Sam Schumach Comments

The Office of Personnel Management has resumed operations of its online system used to carry out background checks on federal personnel after it was offline for almost a month due ...
US office of personnel management

Senate Committee OKs $21M in Additional OPM Cybersecurity Budget

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday endorsed a bill that would increase the Office of Personnel Management‘s fiscal 2016 budget by $24 million, Nextgov reported Thursday. Jack ...
US office of personnel management

Report: OPM to Award Contract for Clearance Files Breach by Aug. 14

The Office of Personnel Management plans to award a contract by mid-August for notification and identity protection services that the agency plans to provide people affected by the ...
cybersecurity

Sam Schumach: OPM Amends Database Access Policy After Hacking Incident

The Office of Personnel Management has changed its database privacy rules to allow federal investigators to analyze the agency’s data repositories for security breach, Nextgov ...
Adm. Michael Rogers

NSA’s Adm. Michael Rogers: US Should Brace for More Govt Data Hacks

Adm. Michael Rogers National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers has said the U.S. government must be ready to face large-scale breaches like the one at the Office of Personnel ...
cybersecurity

Sylvia Burns: OPM Hack Puts ‘Different Lens’ on 2-Factor Authentication

Sylvia Burns, chief information officer at the Interior Department, has acknowledged security issues at her agency after a hack on a DOI-operated data center that stores records of ...
Beth Cobert

Beth Cobert: Credit Monitoring, Identity Protection Among OPM’s Efforts Amid Data Breaches

Beth Cobert Beth Cobert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, has highlighted the agency’s efforts to offer assistance to federal employees and other victims ...
Jeh Johnson

Jeh Johnson: DHS Continues Cyber Efforts in Einstein Deployment, Info Sharing, CDM

Jeh Johnson Jeh Johnson, homeland security secretary, said the government’s 30-day review of federal cybersecurity one facet of a larger ongoing federal-wide effort to bolster ...