The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) warned the OPM multiple times that their cybersecurity was lacking. The result? None. No result. The ultimate result: The OPM hack, which essentially outed every American spy in the world and gave China and Russia all the information they’d need to blackmail each and all of those spies for the rest of their lives.
OPM: Voted Most Likely To Be Hacked
Have any of you ever read an OIG report out there in cyber land? Well you should if you are interested in the security of your data and that data is held by any government entity. In the case of the OPM (Office of Personnel Management) it seems that numerous times the OPM was told by the OIG (Office of the Inspector General) that their security measures (FISMA) were lacking, to be nice about it. Others might use harsher words and frankly, after reading sections of the 2012 report on their security I want to have a full out Trourettes attack. Suffice to say that the OPM was not doing what they should have been. Have a read through on this document from 2012 and look at the big FOUO statement at the bottom of the pages from the FISMA assessment. This was…
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