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DoD CIO turns up cyber heat on weapons systems development

The DoD’s CIO and its Office of Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment will remove weapons systems from the network if they are not…

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Industry says security clearance transfer paves way for long-awaited modernization

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DoD photo by Sgt. Amber I. Smith

DoD to reorganize, create new security clearance organization

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Sue Gordon, principal deputy director of national intelligence

Common suitability, security clearance standards are coming within a year, ODNI says

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White House, Pentagon cyber strategies give more leeway to fight back

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Kirstjen Nielsen

Industry seeks easy fixes to lengthy, redundant vetting process for DHS contractors

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Intel community still doesn’t know how it should fix security clearance problem

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NBIB to test new security clearance process for federal employees

The National Background Investigations Bureau plans ‘human testing’ this fall to improve the federal security clearance process.

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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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Erosion of public trust biggest long-term impact of OPM breaches, experts say

Current and former counterintelligence officials say there is no known evidence so far that a victim of the Office of Personnel Management’s cyber breaches has been specifically targeted. Instead, the public’s loss of trust in OPM and government as a whole has been the biggest damage done after the breaches.

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