Elijah Cummings

Ranking member Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, demanded an investigation into Russian hacking. (House Oversight and Government Reform)

OPM hearing devolves into shouting match about cybersecurity

During Thursday’s hearing, lawmakers displayed what appeared to be a basic misunderstanding of federal cybersecurity, encryption technologies and rudimentary facts concerning the actual 2014 OPM breach incident.

Cummings queries KeyPoint on December breach

After a December data breach of contractor KeyPoint Government Solutions Inc. that may have compromised the personal information of nearly 50,000 federal employees, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md.,…

House Oversight Committee introduces FISMA update

The leadership of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee introduced amendments to the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 on Thursday. Called the Federal Information…

On the Hill: Johnson Apologizes for GSA Spending

Former General Services Administration Administrator Martha Johnson personally apologized to Congress for the exorbitant Las Vegas conference, saying she will “mourn for the rest of my life…