Former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal has some best practices for a successful transition of the security clearance process to the Pentagon.
The Defense Department has officially assumed responsibility for the governmentwide security clearance portfolio and has named new leadership to oversee the coming transfer.
Lawmakers introduced legislation to publish standards for granting, denying or revoking security clearances.
The Defense Information Systems Agency announced plans to transfer a few dozen employees within the National Background Investigations System office, as well as employees within DoD’s Consolidated Adjudications Facility, to the Defense Security Service.
In today’s Federal Newscast, more time has been given for companies to come up with new ideas for the security clearance process.
Top officials at the National Background Investigations Bureau and the Pentagon’s Defense Security Service tried to ensure lawmakers that the transfer of the governmentwide security clearance portfolio will be as seamless as possible.
The Defense Department is planning to merge the National Background Investigations Bureau, Defense Security Service and other entities within the Pentagon to form one, new security clearance entity.
Some agency leaders have so far promised to remain transparent as the Trump administration attempts to make good on its reorganization proposals.
The Trump administration is also considering a move of another Office of Personnel Management program, HR Solutions. Multiple sources say the administration wants to move HR Solutions to the General Services Administration.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Security Service said it’s considering whether or not to provide guidance on asking about cryptocurrency ownership during the clearance process.