Proposed Bill Would Give Lifetime Identity Protection To Federal Employees Affected By OPM Data Breach – One World Identity
Proposed bill would give lifetime identity protection to federal employees affected by OPM data breach – One World Identity
More than 21 million federal employees were affected by a series of massive data breaches, and two legislators want to see them protected from identity theft for the rest of their lives.
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) are behind H.R.5765, also known as the RECOVER Act. It would amend the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 and extend identity protection coverage for those affected by data breaches at federal agencies.
Previously, victims were given free credit monitoring and identity protection services for a decade at a cost of $5 million. But Ruppserberger and Norton want victims of …