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OPM’s Post-Breach Contracting Efforts Fall Short Again, IG Says

OPM has gone through two different contracts for post-breach protections. Continue reading

Senate confirmations bring permanent leadership to OPM for first time in 2 years

The Senate on Wednesday night confirmed Jeff Pon to the be director of the Office of Personnel Management, bringing permanent leadership to the agency for the first time in more than two years. Source: Senate confirmations bring permanent leadership to OPM for first time in 2 years

OPM names new CIO just as it begins initiative to modernize electronic personnel file

The Office of Personnel Management has a new chief information officer. Continue reading

Donated leave, easing of contracting rules latest part of Hurricane Harvey response efforts

Federal employees now have an official way they can donate their time and money to their colleagues impacted by Hurricane Harvey and the following tropical storms. Source: Donated leave, easing of contracting rules latest part of Hurricane Harvey response efforts

OPM Is Ready, but No Agencies Have Requested Separation Incentive Authority Yet

No federal agencies have requested special authority to incentivize their employees to leave, according to the office responsible for granting the permission, despite a call from the White House to engage in the tactic as a means for cutting their workforces. Source: OPM Is Ready, but No Agencies Have Requested Separation Incentive Authority Yet – … Continue reading

Government reorganization is ‘almost an echo of the Grace Commission’

The Office of Personnel Management just told agencies how to start preparing for reorganization, so the next step is to start asking what that reorganization should look like Continue reading

Post-OPM hack efforts to close cyber gaps paid off in 2016

If nothing else, the fiscal 2016 Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) report to Congress shows the focus over the last two years by the Obama administration is paying off. Continue reading

Former Federal Contract Employee Sentenced For Falsifying Timesheets at Two Agencies

Daniel J. Glauber, who worked as a federal contract employee, was sentenced today to pay more than $70,000 in restitution and perform 360 hours of community service for falsifying timesheets while working at two separate federal agencies. Continue reading

As OPM’s background bureau gets off the ground, could a bid protest stymie its efforts?

The Office of Personnel Management’s National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) is almost five months old and already embroiled in its first bid protest. Continue reading

Cybersecurity Still an Uphill Battle After OPM Breach, DoD CIO Says

Though lessons learned from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach have resulted in many improvements in cybersecurity practices, the 2015 breach and subsequent cyber incidents led members at a House Oversight Committee hearing on Thursday to question the pace of Federal data protection efforts. Continue reading