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David Vargas Appointed Acting CIO at OPM

David Vargas, former associate chief information officer at the Office of Personnel Management, has been promoted to interim CIO at the federal government’s lead human resource agency, Fedscoop reported Monday. Billy Mitchell writes Vargas succeeds former OPM CIO Donna Seymour, who announced her retirement from the agency in February. Acting OPM Director Beth Cobert informed …

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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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Donna Seymour: OPM to Implement Multifactor Authentication for All Smart Card Users by FY 2017

The Office of Personnel Management will require all personal identification verification card users to use multifactor authentication by the end of fiscal year 2017, OPM’s chief information officer told Nextgov in an interview posted Tuesday. Donna Seymour told the publication OPM will also mandate two-step authentication for 80 percent of users who do …

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Tony Scott: OPM’s Cyber Defense Plans Have ‘Right Tools,’ Organized in ‘Right Way’

Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott has given his support for cybersecurity plans put in place by Katherine Archuleta and Donna Seymour at the Office of Personnel Management in an interview with Federal News Radio posted Friday. Jason Miller writes that Scott also urged lawmakers that called for dismissal of Archuleta as OPM director and Seymour as CIO …

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OPM to Refresh Federal Workforce Mgmt Systems; Donna Seymour, Katherine Archuleta Comment

The Office of Personnel Management wants to update information technology systems used to monitor recruitment, training and retirement processes across government agencies, GovExec reported Wednesday. Kellie Lunney writes Katherine Archuleta, OPM director, and Donna Seymour, OPM chief information officer, unveiled the agency’s IT modernization plan in a joint interview with …

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