Defense Security Service

Background investigations moving from OPM to DoD, what comes next will make or break them

Former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal has some best practices for a successful transition of the security clearance process to the Pentagon.

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Move of some DISA personnel, IT systems sets table for upcoming security clearance merger

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National Background Investigation Bureau Director Charlie Phalen testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee as lawmakers examine problems and practices of issuing security clearances to government employees, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Despite skepticism, DoD, NBIB insist pending security clearance transfer will be seamless

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DoD to reorganize, create new security clearance organization

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Agencies offer reassurance to employees impacted by Trump reorganization plans

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Trump administration considering major changes to security clearance program

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DoD to bring more employees with ‘critical positions’ under continuous evaluation

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Same obstacles plague small and large agencies in setting up insider threat programs

The Office of Personnel Management was the sixth agency to achieve final operating capability on an insider threat program. But OPM is among the few agencies…

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More than 5,550 defense contractors have basic insider threat programs, DoD says

The defense industry has gotten off to a good start implementing initial capabilities for insider threat programs, the Defense Security Service said. Cleared…

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Education CIO, US-CERT director decide to leave government

Danny Harris, the Education Department’s chief information officer for the last seven years, decided to retire after 32 years in government.

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