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Pentagon, OPM shut down background check systems

2015/06/30 - (International) The U.S. Department of Defense Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) was taken offline following the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) June 29 announcement that the e-QIP system would be offline 4-6 weeks for security improvements. A vulnerability in the OPM tool that links to JPAS was discovered during a probe of the recent OPM breach.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:36