Tags Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

Agencies don't know what sensitive data new IT systems collect on Americans, GAO report finds

by Tonya Riley

A rise in federal agency breaches involving personal data highlights the ongoing challenge the U.S. government faces in protecting privacy.

China could add new sets of genome data to espionage treasure trove, US officials warn

by Sean Lyngaas

Beijing could pair DNA datasets with the millions of records thought to be in the hands of Chinese spies, U.S. officials worry.

Grant Schneider steps down as federal CISO, heads to private sector

by Sean Lyngaas

A nearly three-decade career in federal IT comes to a close.

DOJ regrets the error on OPM-linked fraud case

by Sean Lyngaas

DOJ as apologized for confusion over its announcement last month that a fraudster used information stolen in the infamous 2015 OPM data breach.

Lawmakers demand answers in wake of strange OPM identity fraud lawsuit

by Chris Bing

Virginia lawmakers are especially interested in learning how the defendants acquired the data.

GAO dings DHS for failing to share info on cybersecurity workforce efforts

by Michelai Graham

DHS did not complete efforts to identify and assign codes to all its cybersecurity positions, according to GAO.

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