Cybersecurity

Trump Administration Seeks to Quash Lawsuit Over OPM Hack

Government says feds are not entitled to damages as hackers intended to use the personal information they gathered for spying, not identity theft or fraud. 

Federal Employees Suing OPM Score Win in Lawsuit Over Data Hacks

Appeals court overrules district-level finding, says federal employee unions have standing to sue.

House Passes Revamped Bipartisan IRS Reform Bill

The Taxpayer First Act would redesign the agency and boost identity theft protection.

NATO Getting More Aggressive on Offensive Cyber

Secretary General Stoltenberg says NATO pushes limits of what the alliance can do in cyberspace.

GAO: GSA Must Do More on Property Management, Cybersecurity

A federal watchdog agency’s reminder on outstanding recommendations comes as the Trump administration pushes for the agency to take on new responsibilities.

Agencies Ramp Up Classified Plans to Protect 2020 Elections

Homeland Security and Justice deliver review of meddling during 2018.

Swamped By Cyberthreats, Citizens Need Government Protection

Governments can help citizens protect their own cybersecurity by providing practical advice and meaningful support.

FBI and Intel Community Release Framework to Thwart Insider Threats

Among 19 elements is the creation of a new career path for federal employees.

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