A draft version of the Defense Department’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, an assessment designed to measure and monitor cybersecurity practices of its contractors, is open for public comment.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is putting off the elimination of a major benefit for post 9/11 veterans.
Industry leaders say up to 10% of their cleared intelligence community workforces are idle at any given time, because they’re waiting for agencies to grant, update or transfer a security clearance, according to the Intelligence and National Security Alliance.
Bill Evanina of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center warned that public and private sector companies shouldn’t become numb to growing supply chain attacks.
In today’s Federal Newscast, U.S. SOCOM General Raymond Thomas III calls for a 90-day review amid a handful of ethics scandals.
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.
Common standards across the suitability and security clearances processes may ease long-held frustrations from industry and the intelligence community.
INSA praises new plans of action from DoD and the White House that could help send a clear message to potential attackers that cyberthreats will be deterred in real-time.
Several trade industry groups have urged congressional reform to speed up the security clearance process for federal employees and contractors.
Charlie Allen and Terry Roberts of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance give their thoughts on the OPM breach and what agencies can do to protect themselves from future attacks. July 3, 2015 (Encore presentation July 10, 2015)