Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency

Pentagon security agency aims to get background investigations software on track

Officials are trying to right the ship on the National Background Investigation Services program.

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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

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

Federal contractors are pleased with the progress the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency has made in slashing the background investigation inventory, but they’re still searching for solutions that address the end-to-end suitability, credentialing and security clearance process.

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