Senate Democrats Demand Answers on Coronavirus Safety for Federal Workers
Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee want to know what steps the Office of Personnel Management is taking to ensure that frontline federal workers have adequate access to personal protective equipment.
White House Turns to Pentagon for Background Checks
The move comes after a massive breach of U.S. government files exposed the personal data of millions of people last year.
U.S. Counterintelligence Chief Skeptical China Has Curbed Spying on America
Bill Evanina said he had seen "no indication...that anything has changed."
Report: U.S. Should Fight Back When China Cyber-Attacks
A congressional advisory body says retaliating would make hacks more costly to perpetrators.
OPM Hack Worse Than Previously Thought (Again)
Hackers got their hands on millions of additional stolen fingerprints, OPM says.
Is It Time to Appoint a Data Security Czar?
Repeated security breaches of government-held information must be addressed—and fast.
Scammers Try to Take Advantage of Government Hack Victims
Federal Trade Commission warns that scammers are targeting government employees affected by the OPM hack.
U.S. Backpedals on Blaming China for Massive Government Hack
Anonymous senior administration officials tell The Washington Post that formally blaming China is not worth revealing its own cyberespionage capabilities.
How to Keep Good People Working in Government
One in four career executives and one in three politically appointed executives said they would leave within a year.
Office of Personnel Management Director Resigns After Massive Hack
Katherine Archuleta's resignation came amid a massive security breach of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Number of Victims in Hack of Government Rises Again
Chinese hackers accessed more than 21 million employees' personal information.
House Hears Details of Threats Posed By Massive Federal Employee Hack
The hack could expose an estimated 18 million current, former and prospective federal employees to threats and blackmail, officials said.
The Fog of Cyber War
The trick is finding people with access to important people and their information, not the important people themselves.