The National Treasury Employees Union asked a federal court to reject a motion to dismiss its lawsuit seeking relief from the Office of Personnel Management for the cyber breach that exposed federal employees’ personal information.
A former IRS-Criminal Investigation special agent was indicted last week by a federal grand jury in California on charges of filing false tax returns and other offenses, the Justice Department said.
The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General this month released an audit report that revealed an ongoing list of security shortcomings in IT management at the Secret Service.
The Office of Personnel Management this month detailed policies under which agencies may grant employees limited time off to vote in elections.
Congress last month included new Department of Veteran Affairs whistleblower reforms as part of the continuing resolution the president signed into law Sept. 29.
The Defense Department has awarded a contract that tasks two firms with ramping up the cyber security successes of DOD’s “Hack the Pentagon” pilot program.
The administration said it will create a new entity to oversee the development and implementation of new federal privacy policies, strategies and practices across the federal government.
The Office of Special Counsel said it recently resolved a whistleblower retaliation complaint lodged by a Department of Veterans Affairs employee at the Atlanta VA Medical Center.
A former Drug Enforcement Administration task force officer in Louisiana was charged this week with drug conspiracy, robbery, obstruction of justice and other offenses, the Justice Department announced.
A former State Department official was sentenced last week to 50 months in prison for his part in a conspiracy involving the award of $2 million in federal micro-dairy contracts for use in Iraq.