Any federal employee or contractor that has been through a background check and whose information may have been compromised in the OPM breach, beware of any emails or phone calls that are claiming to be from the government or others acting on their behalf. You are likely being scammed. Any notice you will receive will come in the mail. A June 30 alert from the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team warned that “US-CERT is aware of phishing campaigns masquerading as emails from [OPM] or the identity protection firm CSID.”
Chances are that tempers were frayed, sponsors were unhappy, and team members were working ridiculous hours. Chances are, too, that this happened because someone underestimated the amount of work needed to complete the project.
People often underestimate the amount of time needed to implement projects, particularly when they’re not familiar with the work that needs to be done