DHS’ National Risk Management Center is weighing some heavy questions as it begins to examine how adversaries could disrupt day-to-day life in the U.S.
As part of the Trusted Workforce 2.0 initiative, intelligence and industry communities are preparing to deliver their plan to reimagine the security clearance to Congress by the end of the year.
Former Defense Secretary Carter Ash has shot down proposals suggesting the creation of a sixth military service devoted to space.
As the Trump administration considers moving the bulk of the governmentwide security clearance process back onto the Pentagon, the head of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) says his agency has a plan to cut the growing security clearance backlog.
The White House is considering two executive orders and lawmakers are adding provisions to bills trying to limit agency exposure to Chinese made technology.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Representative Lamar Smith is not satisfied with the answers he received from the Homeland Security Department on how they are making sure Kaspersky Lab products are out of federal networks.
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center plans to deploy its own fully functional continuous evaluation system by fall 2018. Executive branch agencies buy into those services, and NCSC will continually vet agency employees against 10 different databases.
The Defense Department has been exploring how it might transfer security clearances for DoD personnel from the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) to the Defense Security Services (DSS).
The National Background Investigations Bureau plans ‘human testing’ this fall to improve the federal security clearance process.
Current and former counterintelligence officials say there is no known evidence so far that a victim of the Office of Personnel Management’s cyber breaches has been specifically targeted. Instead, the public’s loss of trust in OPM and government as a whole has been the biggest damage done after the breaches.