- To provide Members an opportunity to gain additional information on the security of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) information systems and the data it is entrusted to protect.
- To examine OPM compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
- On June 4, OPM announced a data breach and its plan to notify approximately 4 million individuals whose personally identifiable information (PII) may have been compromised. The full extent of the data breach, including who was affected and what information was accessed, is still unknown.
- The Committee held a hearing on June 16, 2015, titled, “OPM: Data Breach.” In prepared testimony, OPM Director Archuleta stated that “there was a high degree of confidence that OPM systems related to background investigations of current, former, and prospective Federal government employees, and those for whom a federal background investigation was conducted, may have been compromised.”
- During the hearing, OPM Director Archuleta indicated that, “any federal employee from across all branches of government, whose organization submitted service history records to OPM, may have been compromised.”
Witnesses and testimonies
|Katherine Archuleta||Director||U.S. Office of Personnel Management||Document|
|Patrick E. McFarland||Inspector General||U.S. Office of Personnel Management||Document|
|Donna K. Seymour||Chief Information Officer||U.S. Office of Personnel Management||Document|
|Ann Barron-DiCamillo||Director||U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, U.S. Department of Homeland Security|
|Eric A. Hess||Chief Executive Officer||KeyPoint Government Solutions||Document|
|Rob Giannetta||Chief Information Officer||USIS||Document|
|Chairman Chaffetz Opening Statement - As Prepared||Document|
|FLEOA Letter to Congressional Oversight Leadership||Document|
|OPM Director Archuleta to Chairman Chaffetz||Document|
|Flash Audit Alert – U.S. Personnel Management’s Infrastructure Improvement Project||Document|