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Leadership, Not Technology, Blamed for Huge OPM Breach


Leadership, Not Technology, Blamed for Huge OPM Breach

A report published this week by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform said the data breaches disclosed by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) last year were a result of culture and leadership failures, and should not be blamed on technology.

The OPM reported in June 2015 that hackers had accessed the personal data of more than 4 million federal employees. The next month, officials provided an update saying that the details of roughly 21.5 million additional people who underwent background checks had also been compromised. An investigation revealed that attackers had also stolen fingerprint data associated with 5.6 million individuals.

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