Tag: hack

Let’s Hack Together an Attendee List

Back in the good old days of internet talent sourcing, you could find all kinds of amazing attendee lists and org charts data armed only with Boolean and a search engine. I hear people ask why this can’t be done any longer, but the answer should be obvious. The system admins that did not practice proper security protocols or keep up with security leaks…

After hacks, OPM turns to paper background checks

The Office of Personnel Management is going old school. Late Thursday, OPM ordered all federal agencies to use paper questionnaires for background checks. On Monday, the government\’s human resources agency temporarily shutdown its electronic system for processing security clearances and background checks on potential government employees and contractors. For up to six weeks, the Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing, or e-QIP, system is offline…