Congress earlier this month lowered the hammer on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management in a report on the massive data breach that resulted in the theft of 4.2 million former and current government employees' personnel files, as well as 21.5 million individuals' security clearance information, including fingerprints associated with 5.6 million of them. "The lax state of OPM's information security left the agency's information systems exposed for any experienced hacker to infiltrate and compromise," notes the report.