Federal News Network conducted a six-month investigation on the long-term consequences of the Trump administration’s proposed merger of OPM and GSA.
With the initial transfer of the National Background Investigations Bureau to the Pentagon complete, defense officials say they can turn their attention toward both modernizing the security clearance process and better protecting critical IT systems among cleared industry providers.
The RAND Corporation estimated government could save as much as $27.8 billion over 25 years by enrolling more security clearances into a sophisticated continuous evaluation program.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Association of Postal Supervisors has filed a lawsuit against USPS seeking back pay to match private sector pay.
As preparations continue to move the security clearance program from the Office of Personnel Management to the Pentagon, employees of the National Background Investigations Bureau have received offers to move with it.
New policies aren’t official yet, but defense and intelligence officials say they’re designing the newly renamed Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency that’s positioned for a more modern era.
GSA has issued a request for information to begin modernization of legacy mainframe hardware at the Office of Personnel Management. The RFI is part of GSA’s Centers of Excellence initiative, which both agencies have agreed to use to advance the merger.
In a letter to acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert, Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) questioned why the administration didn’t warn Congress earlier about the agency’s coming financial challenges.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Labor Department is looking to reward four contractors who make an effort to hire qualified disabled people.
Former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal has some best practices for a successful transition of the security clearance process to the Pentagon.