OPM May Announce Size of Second Data Breach Next Week

June 29, 2015 9:07 PM Comments

The Office of Personnel Management recently stated that it is planning to announce as soon as next week the size of a second breach of its servers, which exposed highly sensitive security-clearance information of intelligence and military personnel.

VA Whistle-Blowers Urge Obama To Fire Inspector General

June 29, 2015 8:05 PM Comments

A group of whistle-blowers from Veterans Affairs facilities across the country is calling for the replacement of interim VA Inspector General Richard Griffin, arguing in a letter to President Obama that the VA’s chief watchdog is “unable to fulfill the responsibilities and duties” of the job.

18-Month-Old Put On TSA No-Fly List

June 29, 2015 8:05 PM Comments

According to a lawsuit, a couple boarded a flight with their 18-month old daughter after buying their tickets and going through TSA screening only to be told by a flight attendant they had to get off of the plane because their daughter had been placed on the no-fly list. The incident is being blamed on a computer glitch.

Influencers: OPM Chief Should Be Held Responsible For Breach

June 29, 2015 7:59 PM Comments

The Office of Personnel Management chief should be held responsible for the lapse in security that led to the breach of millions of personal records, a whopping 84 percent of Passcode’s pool of security and privacy experts said.

FBI Setting Up Command Centers To Monitor Terrorist Threats Over July 4 Weekend

June 29, 2015 7:58 PM Comments

The FBI is establishing command centers around the country to monitor any potential terrorist threats around the July 4 weekend.

TSA May Soon Answer Your Questions Via Social Media

June 29, 2015 7:52 PM Comments

The Transportation Security Administration, following the lead of several major airlines, is considering a plan to respond directly to questions and comments from travelers, via Twitter.

AFGE Sues OPM Over Data Breaches

June 29, 2015 7:50 PM Comments

The largest federal employees union has filed a class action lawsuit against the federal personnel office and its leaders over a hack that exposed employees’ personal data.

New Data Released On Violent Threats To Federal Employees

June 29, 2015 3:38 PM Comments

The nonprofit watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has released its annual report of violent incidents against federal employees at the Bureau of Land Management.

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