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Follow-up: Cybersecurity Incidents (Updated)

TUE, JUNE 30, 2015, 12:55 PM EST

OPM is working to improve customer service, complete the interagency forensics effort, and conduct a comprehensive IT systems review. We heard many of your questions and concerns about these incidents which we will address here. Read More >


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Follow-up: Cybersecurity Incident

FRI, JUNE 19, 2015, 11:11 PM EST

On June 12, 2015, OPM announced a cyber intrusion affecting systems that contain information related to background investigations of current, former, and prospective Federal Government employees from across all branches of government. Read More >


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Hatch Act Reminder

WED, JUNE 17, 2015, 11:50 AM EST

Since a number of individuals have declared their candidacy for President for the 2016 race, Federal employees are officially in the “Hatch Act Season.” Read More >


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Follow-up on the Cybersecurity Incident

MON, JUNE 15, 2015, 05:41 PM EST

The OPM has recently discovered that additional systems were compromised. These systems included those that contain information related to the background investigations of current, former, and prospective Federal Government employees, and others. Read More >


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Cybersecurity Incident Update

THU, JUNE 11, 2015, 06:11 PM EST

DOI employees have reported receiving a higher than normal level of malicious phishing attempts. Read More >


From the FieldNews from the Field



Dan Magneson - FWS Fishery Biologist - as a boy with his dog in a tree

Growing up Outdoors

THU, JULY 2, 2015, 01:09 PM EST

Fishery Biologist Dan Magneson remembers his youth. Read More (fws.gov) >


Virunga rangers bury one of their own

A Week of Triumph and Tragedy

WED, JULY 1, 2015, 04:48 PM EST

FWS Director blogs on how “even as we took a giant step forward in New York [with the Ivory Crush], terrible news was filtering out of Africa.” Read More (fws.gov) >


Cargo ship in Savannah Harbor

Working to Support Wildlife and Harbor Development in Savannah

TUE, JUNE 30, 2015, 04:25 PM EST

FWS biologists are working with partners to take measures to offset the adverse environmental impacts of a harbor expansion project. Read More (fws.gov) >


Interns Jackie Blakely and Sarika Khanwilkar

FWS Shapes Vision of a Career in Conservation

FRI, JUNE 26, 2015, 03:39 PM EST

Student Conservation Association intern Sarika Khanwilkar is having “an unforgettable experience” at Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Read More (fws.gov) >


Girl with a butterfly

Raising Monarchs with the Next Generation

WED, JUNE 24, 2015, 12:49 PM EST

Meet 4- year-old Avery, she’s been interested in monarch butterflies since she was 2 and has been raising them for half her life. Read More (fws.gov) >