Tag Archives: Beth Cobert

OPM Kicks Off Search for New Chief Info Security Officer

The Office of Personnel Management has begun its search for a new chief information security officer as part of its cybersecurity efforts, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Aliya Sternstein writes the new CISO will report directly to OPM CIO Donna Seymour and oversee the agency’s information technology security policy and security operations …

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Obama to Nominate Beth Cobert as Full-Time OPM Director

The White House has announced plans to appoint Beth Cobert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management since July 2015, to the OPM leadership role on a full-time basis. “Beth has effectively pursued strategies to strengthen cybersecurity and improve the way the government serves citizens, businesses, and the federal workforce …

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

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 of two recent data breaches, GovExec reported Wednesday. Charles S. Clark writes Cobert said that OPM has implemented automatic enrollment of affected individuals into identity protection and …

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Reports: OPM Chief Steps Down, Beth Cobert Named Acting Director

Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta resigned from her position Friday, one day after the agency disclosed what it found in its investigation into the breaches on its computer systems, multiple media outlets are reporting. National Journal reports Beth Cobert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, …

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Beth Cobert: Gov’t Modernization Focused on Agile Customer Service

Beth Cobert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, has highlighted technology and customer service as among the main items in the government’s larger modernization effort, GovExec reported Thursday. “Smarter information technology, efficient customer service, the U.S. Digital Service, and new talent and approaches are combining to deliver …

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