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Insider threat task force pivoting focus to ‘safeguarding science’

The National Insider Threat Task Force is raising awareness about phishing, social engineering and other modern tactics, while also gearing up for a new…

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Supply chain intel directorate aims to inform procurement ‘risk calculus’

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/LeoWolfertCorporate security manager identifies a potential insider threat in a line-up of eight white collar workers. Hacker or spy icon lights up purple. Cybersecurity and human resources challenge concept.

Insider threat initiative highlights ‘workplace culture’ on program’s 10-year anniversary

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The pandemic’s toll on mental health should not be a security-clearance disqualifier, says national security official

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In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, photo, visitors tour an exhibitor booth with a 5G on display at the Smart China Expo in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. The World Bank and a Chinese Cabinet agency have urged Beijing to roll back plans for government-led technology development that are fueling a tariff war with Washington. (Chinatopix via AP)

Rise of 5G drives intelligence community to refine cyber threat information sharing practices

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Could the pandemic force the intelligence community to reconsider workplace flexibilities?

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Updated: OPM eases up fingerprint collection, credentialing standards amid coronavirus concerns

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ODNI previews updated counterintelligence strategy, Trusted Workforce 2.0 rollout

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence will release a new counterintelligence strategy next Monday that takes a long-term approach to nation-state…

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Trump will kick-start upcoming security clearance modernization with new national security memo

The president is expected to sign a new national security presidential memorandum that will begin a series of modernization efforts of the governmentwide…

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The future of continuous evaluation is just about here, and it has a different name

The defense and intelligence communities are pivoting from the term “continuous evaluation” to a concept of “continuous vetting,” which the Defense Department and Office of the Director of National Intelligence said will shift the way they monitor and establish trust with federal employees and contractors.

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