During the last of three congressional hearings held last week to address data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management, OPM Director Katherine Archuleta held her ground in refusing to peg a final number on compromised records.
The federal personnel agency whose records were plundered by hackers linked to China says it has temporarily shut down a massive database used to update and store background investigation records. The agency says a newly discovered flaw left the system vulnerable to hackers.
The Whistleblower Protection Act protects federal employees who work for the government and report agency misconduct. These are a few other facts about the law you may not know.
NASA was reportedly forced to end a live stream from the International Space Station as 3 UFOs blasted out of Earth’s atmosphere.
A federal judge has sided with the federal government in a lawsuit filed by a Helena man who said a U.S. Forest Service employee caused him brain damage in using a Taser on him in 2010.
The author says that because of Standard Form 86, the data that were exposed make the recent breaches at OPM some of the worst ever.
A cyber strategy announced last week by the head of the agency that hackers robbed of sensitive dossiers on federal employees has potential to deter future attacks, say private investigators who probe computer espionage campaigns.
Job-ready veterans exiting homelessness or on the brink of homelessness can now turn to the VA’s Homeless Veterans Community Employment Services for individualized assistance in finding the types of stable jobs needed to sustain housing.