Archuleta Keeps Breach Numbers Close To The Vest

June 29, 2015 3:36 PM Comments

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.

Feds Shut Down Background Check Database Over Flaw

June 29, 2015 3:35 PM Comments

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.

What You Should Know About the Whistleblower Protection Act

June 29, 2015 11:46 AM Comments

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 Cuts Live Video Transmission As Three UFOs Fly Past Earth

June 29, 2015 9:06 AM Comments

NASA was reportedly forced to end a live stream from the International Space Station as 3 UFOs blasted out of Earth’s atmosphere.

Man Loses Lawsuit Against Forest Service for Tasing

June 29, 2015 9:02 AM Comments

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 Most Dangerous Data Breach Ever Known

June 29, 2015 9:01 AM Comments

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.

OPM Chief’s New Cyber Defense Operation Has Potential, Private Investigators Say

June 29, 2015 8:59 AM Comments

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.

VA Aims To Help Homeless, At-Risk Veterans Find Stable Jobs

June 28, 2015 10:39 PM Comments

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.

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