The Defense Department awarded a $75 million other transaction agreement to Perspecta, the contractor it hired a year ago to construct a separate piece of the National Background Investigation System.
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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the IRS changed the annual contribution limit for 401(k) style retirement plans and the Thrift Savings Plan for 2019.
Some agency leaders have so far promised to remain transparent as the Trump administration attempts to make good on its reorganization proposals.
The defense industry has gotten off to a good start implementing initial capabilities for insider threat programs, the Defense Security Service said. Cleared contractors had until Nov. 30 to develop and submit their plans for an insider threat program and appoint a senior official to lead and oversee it.
The Veterans Health Administration wants to reinvent how it pays its doctors. To do that, it’s modernizing its health care system in a data-driven way. Mark Byers is CEO of DSS Inc. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained ways data can reinvent and improve health care for the federal government.