The author says that while the government is making progress, it needs to address the fundamental problems that are preventing it from fully utilizing modern technology. He discusses some of the barriers in place from keeping the government from moving into the 21st century.
The recent data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management impacted millions of current and former federal employees. These are highlights of some actions the government is taking to secure the personal data of its workforce.
The Office of Personnel Management said in a statement that since the two data breaches that hit its computer systems were announced, 2.4 million people have enrolled so far in the identity theft monitoring services the government is offering to impacted individuals.
I’ve heard that the recent tax and spending legislation expanded identity theft protection to federal employees who were affected by the OPM data breach. Is this true?
Congress is giving federal employees some last minute Christmas gifts in the $1.1 trillion spending bill recently announced by lawmakers.
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said in a recent letter that he wants the Office of Personnel Management to fire its Chief Information Officer Donna Seymour.
The Office of Personnel Management has announced that it has completed sending notification letters to the majority of victims of the recent data breaches that hit the agency’s computers. Here is what this means for current or former federal workers who may be wondering if their personal information was exposed.
The Office of Personnel Management announced today that the number of people whose fingerprints were stolen in the second of two data breaches that hit the agency’s servers is five times larger than originally estimated.
The Office of Personnel Management has announced that the government has awarded a contract to provide free identity protection services to the 21.5 million individuals whose personal data were left vulnerable as a result of the recent cybersecurity breach that hit the agency’s computer systems.