600,000 OPM data breach victims need to re-enroll in credit monitoring services

Nicole Orgrysko reports:

Victims of the Office of Personnel Management’s cyber breach who enrolled in credit monitoring services with Winvale/CSID about 18 months ago will soon have to re-enroll for the same services with a new vendor.

OPM will soon mail notification letters to roughly 600,000 people, whose coverage under Winvale expires Dec. 1, 2016, a senior agency official told reporters during an Oct. 31 press call.

Letters will include directions for enrolling in credit monitoring services with ID Experts, the same vendor that scored OPM’s second contract for credit monitoring and identity protection services for victims of the background investigation records breach.

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