Cybersecurity

What You Missed: OPM Chief Testifies Before Senate on Data Breach
 

Senators questioned officials about two Office of Personnel Management breaches affecting millions of federal employees at Thursday’s Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing.

Watch Live: Senate Hearing on OPM Data Breach
 

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee holds a hearing on a data breach at the Office of Personnel Management announced earlier this month. Reports have linked Chinese hackers to the breach, which may have exposed personal information of millions of current and former federal employees.

Since a House Oversight hearing on the breach last week, some lawmakers have called for the resignation of OPM Director Katherine Archuleta.

IT CEO: Likely 'Significant Breaches' in Other Government Agencies
 

An emerging rabbit hole following an Office of Personnel Management data breach announced earlier this month continued to grow Tuesday.

As investigators grapple with an OPM breach announced earlier this month affecting millions of federal employees, witnesses at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing Tuesday affirmed investigators would likely find “significant problems” relating to network security at other federal agencies.

White House: 'Highly Likely' Sensitive OPM Information Breached

Ahead of a Tuesday hearing on a massive data breach at the Office of Personnel Management announced earlier this month, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Monday said it is “highly likely” sensitive personal data was breached, but would not detail the scope of the hack.