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

Leaders are stressing the importance of a positive workplace culture within organizations to address all forms of insider threat.

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

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

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Why the Navy is giving agencies, industry a much-needed wake-up call on supply chain risks

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National Risk Management Center: ‘What infrastructure is critical?’

DHS’ National Risk Management Center is weighing some heavy questions as it begins to examine how adversaries could disrupt day-to-day life in the U.S.

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‘Time to change the rules’ for the security clearance process, its leaders say

As part of the Trusted Workforce 2.0 initiative, intelligence and industry communities are preparing to deliver their plan to reimagine the security clearance…

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Warner: ODNI’s ‘dramatic reduction’ of security clearance backlog ‘less ambitious’ than promised

As the Trump administration considers moving the bulk of the governmentwide security clearance process back onto the Pentagon, the head of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) says his agency has a plan to cut the growing security clearance backlog.

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