Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency

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

All DoD clearance holders are now enrolled in “continuous vetting, with the program now expanding to other agencies and looking to pull from 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

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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

Some agencies are struggling to vet and issue credentials to new employees during the coronavirus, as some federal facilities that collect and process…

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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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How can agencies ensure their data is protected when it’s not on their network?

In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies receive new ways to protect their data on contractor or non-federal systems.

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