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DoD names new permanent director to lead security clearance agency

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency will name a new permanent director after months of acting leadership.

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DoD: Initial security clearance transfer complete, now real work begins

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Upcoming policy changes shaping DoD’s newly renamed security clearance agency

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Trump administration cites OPM’s financial uncertainty in making case for reorganization

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NBIB prepping people, contracts and IT ahead of security clearance transfer to DoD

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AP/J. Scott ApplewhiteNational Background Investigation Bureau Director Charlie Phalen testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee as lawmakers examine problems and practices of issuing security clearances to government employees, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

As NBIB shrinks the security clearance backlog, other personnel vetting agencies feel the pressure

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National Background Investigation Bureau Director Charlie Phalen testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee as lawmakers examine problems and practices of issuing security clearances to government employees, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Despite skepticism, DoD, NBIB insist pending security clearance transfer will be seamless

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‘Time to change the rules’ for the security clearance process, its leaders say

As part of the Trusted Workforce 2.0 initiative, intelligence and industry communities are preparing to deliver their plan to reimagine the security clearance…

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Agencies offer reassurance to employees impacted by Trump reorganization plans

Some agency leaders have so far promised to remain transparent as the Trump administration attempts to make good on its reorganization proposals.

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Air Force working with NBIB, OPM to speed security clearance process

The Air Force is using interview hubs and other tactics to cut back on security clearance wait times.

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