OPM Data Breach: Personnel Security Background Investigation Data Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title OPM Data Breach: Personnel Security Background Investigation Data

Creator

  • Author: Christensen, Michelle D.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Government Organization and Management

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2015-07-24

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report provides information on the types of data that may be collected in a typical personnel security background investigation. In a July 9, 2015, news release on the cyber-intrusions of its systems, OPM "concluded with high confidence that sensitive information, including the Social Security Numbers (SSNs) of 21.5 million individuals, was stolen from the background investigation databases." This report is not an official statement of the data that was compromised in the OPM breach.
  • Physical Description: 3 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Computer crimes
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Technology
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Computer security measures
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Right of privacy

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: IN10327
  • Accession or Local Control No: IN10327_2015Jul24
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc743407