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OPM aims to streamline fed employee screening with ‘continuous vetting’

OPM also wants to update several vetting factors to make it harder for domestic extremists to find employment in the government.

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DCSA opens ‘front door’ to next-gen background investigation system

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

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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

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

Industry and Congress say real progress has been made on the security clearance backlog, but they want to see the Defense Counterintelligence and Security…

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Agencies on deadline to enroll security clearance holders in continuous vetting

All agencies must enroll their national security populations in an initial set of continuous vetting capabilities by the end of fiscal 2021, defense and intelligence officials have said.

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