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OPM Announces Steps to Protect Federal Workers and Others from Cyber Threats

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced the results of the interagency forensics investigation into a recent cyber incident involving Federal background investigation data and the steps it is taking to protect those impacted. Throughout this investigation, OPM has been committed to providing information in a timely, transparent and accurate manner. As information has become available and verifiable, the agency has updated Congress, the Inspector General, Federal employee representatives, and - most importantly - those that are affected. Today’s announcement is the latest in this series of updates, and OPM will continue to provide additional information going forward.