Consumer Reports offers some basic tips for federal employees who have been impacted or are concerned they may have been impacted by the recent data breaches at OPM.
The National Security Agency bugged nearly 30 Brazilian government phone numbers, according to the organization Wikileaks.
While the government scrambles to strengthen cybersecurity in the wake of the massive hack of millions of employee records, it will never be able to make its systems impenetrable, cyber experts say.
Federal authorities announced late Thursday that the government can start the process of vetting applicants for security clearances on paper while the database for background investigations is offline for at least several weeks.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) spends more money than it collects when trying to recover payments to individuals who received benefits for which they were not eligible.
It’s been a month since the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced a massive hack on federal employee records, but that has not been enough time for the wound to heal.
For one Texas A&M Forest Service employee, helping spread the message of wildfire prevention has resulted in receiving a prestigious Smokey Bear Award.
The Office of Personnel Management is trying to shore up its cybersecurity posture by cracking down on potentially risky behaviors — such as Gmail and Facebook.