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Hackers find more than 400 vulnerabilities in DoD’s industrial base companies

Hackers spent a year probing companies’ networks for weaknesses.

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OMB sees 2022 as ‘most significant year’ for security clearance reform

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New vetting guidelines set to advance security clearance reform ideas

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Pentagon security agency looks to expand ‘continuous vetting’ beyond DoD, add more data sources

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Pentagon security agency aims to get background investigations software on track

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Industry urges DCSA to accelerate security clearance transformation efforts

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Agencies on deadline to enroll security clearance holders in continuous vetting

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Trusted Workforce and federal background checks initiatives have a reliable home — now what?

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DCSA juggling security clearance transformation, agency transition efforts

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

The U.S. Agency for Global Media once conducted background investigations and adjudications on its own employees, but after years of mismanagement, the…

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FILE - In this May 27, 2020, file photo, a medical worker wearing personal protective equipment cleans gurneys in the emergency department intake area in New York. Hospital data related to the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. will now be collected by a private technology firm, rather than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — a move the Trump administration says will speed up reporting but one that concerns some public health leaders. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Senate Democrats want to secure hazard pay for frontline VA health workers

In today’s Federal Newscast, Senators say they’re still fielding complaints from VA health employees who say they don’t have enough support to work safely.

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

Government is closer to meeting its security clearance processing goals for the first time in years, due, in large part, to the steady rise in continuous evaluation enrollment.

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