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

In today’s Federal Newscast: DHS added clarity to how agencies can secure remote workers. Fewer vendors filed protests over contracts with GAO. And the…

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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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‘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…

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FILE - In this April 2, 2017, file photo, the White House is lit with blue lights in honor of World Autism Awareness Day in Washington. Top U.S. tech executives and researchers are gathering at a White House summit, Thursday, May 10, 2018, to press Trump administration officials on investing in artificial intelligence and crafting policies they hope will strengthen the economy without displacing jobs. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

SSA bid protest win demonstrates power of acquisition to protect the supply chains

The White House is considering two executive orders and lawmakers are adding provisions to bills trying to limit agency exposure to Chinese made technology.

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