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Navy Takes Charge in Finding a Contractor to Protect OPM Hack Victims

Deal is to be awarded by the end of August.

Read moreAugust 3, 2015Leave a comment Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charles Oki/U.S.Navy

TSP Rebounds in July

The C Fund had the best month, increasing 2.10 percent.

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More Delays Hold Back OPM Hack Victims From Receiving Protection Benefits

Request for offers from contractors now not expected until next week.


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Despite Possible Government Shutdown, Many Military Families Think Congress Will Reverse Sequestration in the Fall

Service members though are increasingly worried about changes to health care and retirement benefits, according to survey.

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Some agencies are falling down on the job of providing retirement information to their employees.

Next contractor will have to be equipped to deal with high call center volume.

Way More Feds Signed Up for Post-Hack Protections Than Anyone Anticipated

High rate of acceptance will likely raise the cost of OPM’s next contract.

Does Identity-Theft Protection Really Work?

Victims of data breaches are usually offered identity-theft-protection services, but even the companies that promise to safeguard your identity are far from infallible.

TSP’s Future: Flexible Withdrawals and Mutual Fund Options

But some changes would require legislation and are likely a long way off, officials note.

Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., called the hacks “egregious” and “very, very troubling."

Democratic Leader: Give Hack Victims Lifetime Protection Services, and Then Some

OPM should drastically expand what it is offering breach victims, Democratic whip says.

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Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., introduced the measure to boost services.

Senate Panel Approves 10 Years of Protection Services for Hack Victims

Committee rejects emergency funding to boost OPM’s IT infrastructure.