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The Office of Personnel Management breach in June 2015 was a big wake up call to our federal government, and, in its wake, a number of initiatives were launched to improve the government’s cybersecurity posture. Despite several concrete improvements, progress has stalled in some areas, as demonstrated by a series of assessments conducted since the breach occurred.

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A phishing campaign pushing Locky ransomware is targeting some of the 22 million victims of the massive United States Office of Personnel Management breaches of 2014 and 2015. According to researchers at PhishMe Intelligence, the campaign involves attackers impersonating OPM representatives who are targeting government contractors and workers that have had personal information stolen from […]

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Many current and former federal employees who signed up for identity protection services after the cyber theft of their personal information soon will have to re-enroll to keep that coverage, administration officials said Monday. A contract for those services expiring Dec. 1 will be replaced immediately by another but with a different company, Office of Personnel Management officials […]

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