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One of government’s leading cybersecurity experts weighs in on SolarWinds breach

In today’s Federal Newscast, National Institute of Standards and Technology Fellow Ron Ross has advice for officials knocked off their feet by the recent…

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Hacker group posts hundreds of law officer records

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SEC chairman: ‘We want and need’ IT modernization fund Trump admin wants to eliminate

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All federal workers, not just breach victims, could get credit monitoring

The federal government isn’t just setting up credit monitoring services for the millions of federal workers affected by the Office of Personnel Management…

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OPM Director Katherine Archuleta resigns

OPM Director Katherine Archuleta steps down one day after after her agency announced the results of the investigation into the breach of its background…

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)

The Office of Personnel Management\’s contract for credit monitoring services has come under scrutiny lately. OPM closed the bidding process after only 36 hours, which led several procurement experts to question whether the agency steered the contract toward Winvale. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) has started looking into the contract, sending a letter to OPM Director Katherine Archuleta last week seeking answers about both the rationale for the contract award, as well as the performance of Winvale and…

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