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ODNI issues social media guidance for background checks

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released much-anticipated guidance on using social media during background checks.Bill Evanina, director…

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White House backs 13 recommendations to improve security clearance process

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DOJ joins whistleblower suit against company that vetted Snowden, Alexis

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Federal building security at risk due to lax training, oversight

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Four years after Ft. Hood, Pentagon still studying base security

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Obama, DoD order reviews of security procedures

In the wake of the shooting in which 12 civilian and contract employees were gunned down at the Washington Navy Yard Monday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel…

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Details emerge about Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis

A profile is emerging of Aaron Alexis, the man identified as the lone gunman in the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., that…

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FBI identifies Navy Yard shooter as Defense contract employee and former Navy reservist

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said that 34-year-old Aaron Alexis used a valid pass to enter the Navy Yard premises Monday. Alexis worked for The Experts, a subcontractor on an HP Enterprise Services contract to refresh equipment used on the Navy Marine Corps Intranet network. He was able to obtain a valid pass to the Navy Yard through his work as a contractor.

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