OPM: Data Breach

Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Hearing Date: June 16, 2015 10:00 am 2154 Rayburn HOB

PURPOSE:

To provide Members an opportunity to gain information on the nature and extent of the recent U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach.

To discuss federal agency compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).

BACKGROUND:

On June 4th, OPM announced a data breach and its plan to notify approximately 4 million individuals whose personally identifiable information (PII) may have been compromised. OPM’s data center is housed by the U.S. Department of the Interior.

The full extent of the data breach, including who was affected and what information was accessed, is still unknown.

The data may have been unencrypted, making employee information immediately usable if extracted.

Witnesses and testimonies

Name Title Organization Panel Document
Ms. Katherine Archuleta Director U.S. Office of Personnel Management Document
Ms. Donna K. Seymour Chief Information Officer U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Dr. Andy Ozment Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, National Program Preparedness Directorate U.S. Department of Homeland Security Document
Mr. Tony Scott U.S. Chief Information Officer, Office of E-Government and Information Technology U.S. Office of Management and Budget Document
Ms. Sylvia Burns Chief Information Officer U.S. Department of the Interior Document
Mr. Michael R. Esser Assistant Inspector General for Audits Office of Inspector General, U.S. Office of Personnel Management Document

Related Documents

Name Document
FY2009 OPM IG Report Excerpt Document
FY2010 OPM IG Report Excerpt Document
FY2011 OPM IG Report Excerpt Document
FY2012 OPM IG Report Excerpt Document
FY2013 OPM IG Report Excerpt Document
Chairman Chaffetz Opening Statement Document
TRANSCRIPT Document