Guest Host: Rebecca Sheir

The Office of Personnel and Management on E Street, NW in Washington, D.C.

The Office of Personnel and Management on E Street, NW in Washington, D.C.

Earlier this month, President Obama revealed that a massive security breach of government computer systems at the Office of Personnel Management was far worse than initially thought. The personal information of some 21 million people was exposed, including sensitive information collected in background checks. We explore the implications and find out what’s being done to address security weaknesses across government agencies.

Guests

  • Dan Verton Editorial Director, FedScoop
  • Gregory Wilshusen Director, Information Security Issues at the U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • Howard Schmidt Partner, Ridge Schmidt Cyber LLC. Former cyber security advisor to Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush.

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