Tag: cyber security

Better TSP Cyber Security Needed

An audit report has mentioned cyber security faults of the thrifts savings plan board. They need to be rectified quickly to avoid a TSP cyber security breach.

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Biggest OPM Hack Compromising Federal Employees Data Was Avoidable

A report has stated that OPM data breach that exposed millions of federal employees’ data could have been prevented by taking security measures.

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Federal Employees Say Agencies are Using Big Data Analytics for Cyber-Security

A new survey has highlighted the federal employees think that big data is helping federal agencies to deal with the problem of cyber security.

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DHS to Make Federal Employees’ Electronic Devices more Secure

The Department of Homeland Security is currently involved in finding out ways to make federal employees’ electronic devices safe and secure.

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OPM Creates Strategies to Retain Cyber Security Federal Employees

OPM has announced the creation of several vital strategies to ensure that talented cyber security federal employees are retained for the long term.

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OPM Offers Cyber Security Tips to Federal Employees

OPM has asked all the federal employees to be aware of simple things that make them vulnerable online so that another cyber attack could be avoided.

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New Updates on Chicago’s Retirement Benefits Accounts Breach

There has been progress in the investigation of the breach of the retirement benefits accounts of Chicago city workers and new facts have surfaced.

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Investigators Keen on Finding the Culprit of Retirement Benefits Accounts

The hacking of retirement benefits accounts of many municipal employees has paved the way for an investigation to find the culprit behind the same.

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Many Federal Employees Believe Cyber Security is Still an Issue

Many of the federal employees still think that their organization can’t deal with a cyber attack like the one that occurred at OPM about a year back.

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OPM Cyber Security Breach Source Still Not Found

The culprits of OPM cyber breach have still not come within the reach of the federal officials though there is a suspicion of Chinese involvement.

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Federal Government Cyber Security Still the Worst: Report

A recent report claims that most of the federal government agencies have poor cyber security when compared to the companies of the private sector.

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Federal Employees Don’t Trust Agencies’ Cyber Security

A survey performed by Dell discovered that federal employees don’t trust agencies with regard to IT security and see a lot of scope for improvement.

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OPM Urges Agencies to Close Skill Gap

OPM has directed the CHCOs to ensure that the skill gap problem is solved within a decade by ordering them to create viable strategies for the same.

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TSP Board May Need More Funding

The TSP board has revealed that it needs more funding due to its increasing costs of upgrading cyber security and the rapidly growing membership.

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Federal Government Advises to Uninstall Apple’s QuickTime Program

The federal government has asked the Windows users to uninstall the QuickTime program as it may lead to cyber attacks. Apple supports this alert.

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OPM Data Leak May Damage Census Response Rate

OPM data leak may have consequences for the 2020 Census procedure. The Census Board is doing everything it can to protect cyber attacks.

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Private sector studied by the TSP board for insight in cybersecurity

The office of Enterprise Risk Management of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has been in operation for around 3 years now and they have been really busy since their inception. Currently, they have decided…

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Federal Government Agencies Still Lagging Behind in Cyber Security

The federal government agencies’ inability to protect against cyber attacks are again shown in a report released by Office of Management and Budget.

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INTRODUCING MR. CYBER SECURITY by Dianna Tafazoli

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Clifton Triplett is the Cyber Advisor in the Office of Personnel Management. Mr. Triplett comes from SteelePointe Partners, a global management consulting company. In the wake of the cyber security attacks and the fingerprint theft of…

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