The inspector general at the Office of Personnel Management said the uncertainty surrounding the agency’s proposed merger with the General Services Administration is continued concern headed in 2020.
Margaret Weichert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, acknowledged Tuesday the administration may need more time to carry out the proposed merger with the General Services Administration.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management’s inspector general assesses what the agency has done to improve its cybersecurity controls since the 2014 data breach.
The Office of Personnel Management’s inspector general says the agency needs a contingency plan to address risks in the long-term care insurance market.
The Office of Personnel Management lacks authorizations for 18 of its major security systems, the agency’s inspector general said in a new report. The IG attributed many of OPM’s IT security problems with a poor governance structure and shorthanded staff. OPM said it’s recently made a few new hires and will have 24 information system security officers soon.
Roughly 540,000 of the 1.9 million calls the Office of Personnel Management’s Retirement Services received from federal annuitants in fiscal 2015 were abandoned, OPM’s inspector general found. The IG also said Retirement Services is not meeting its goal to process all written inquires within 60 days or less.