US federal agencies halt background checks by contractor after cyberattack | Network World

USIS, which is now part of a group of companies including Kroll and HireRight owned by Altegrity, formed in 1996 after the OPM privatized its background-check functions, according to the company’s website. It does employee background investigations for the government as well as other security-related investigations, such as health care fraud.

via US federal agencies halt background checks by contractor after cyberattack | Network World.

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