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DCSA juggling security clearance transformation, agency transition efforts

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency is a little more than a year old, and it’s still adding more mission areas. It recently acquired the…

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In rare move, OPM strips broadcasting agency of background investigation and vetting authorities

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Security clearance processing times are down, continuous evaluation enrollment is up

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Updated: OPM eases up fingerprint collection, credentialing standards amid coronavirus concerns

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Progress on security clearance backlog is real, but federal contractors still seeking end-to-end solutions

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OPM-GSA merger may be on hold, but administration wants to spend $70M on it next year

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It’s been a smooth launch for the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency

In today’s Federal Newscast, the DCSA says it’s business model is getting more efficient in its first full year of operation.

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Warner tells ODNI, OPM to get moving on major security clearance reforms

Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.) has asked the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Office of Personnel…

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Congress catches up on security clearance modernization efforts in NDAA

Agencies have a specific goal now from Congress to move security clearance holders from periodic reinvestigations to continuous vetting programs. The goal is just one of several provisions aimed at modernizing the security clearance process that lawmakers included in the 2020 defense policy bill.

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