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Pentagon security agency looks to expand ‘continuous vetting’ beyond DoD, add more data sources

All DoD clearance holders are now enrolled in “continuous vetting, with the program now expanding to other agencies and looking to pull from more data sources.

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Pentagon security agency aims to get background investigations software on track

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Industry urges ramp-up of insider threat info sharing with security clearance changes on the way

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Warner tells ODNI, OPM to get moving on major security clearance reforms

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

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Pressure’s on security clearance adjudications facilities, as investigation backlog drops

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‘Greatest risk we have is doing nothing:’ Trump administration details case for OPM reorg

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NBIB prepping people, contracts and IT ahead of security clearance transfer to DoD

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Industry says security clearance transfer paves way for long-awaited modernization

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Trump makes security clearance transfer official with executive order

After months of promises that the move was imminent, President Donald Trump has made the transfer of the governmentwide security clearance program from…

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No change in prices as DoD prepares for security clearance transfer

The costs of conducting a security clearance in fiscal 2020 will remain consistent at 2019 levels, even as the Defense Department prepares to assume responsibility…

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AP/J. Scott ApplewhiteNational Background Investigation Bureau Director Charlie Phalen testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee as lawmakers examine problems and practices of issuing security clearances to government employees, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

As NBIB shrinks the security clearance backlog, other personnel vetting agencies feel the pressure

The backlog of pending security clearances and other matters at the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) is down more than 25 percent from its record-high nearly a year ago. The backlog today stands at 541,000 investigations, NBIB Director Charlie Phalen said.

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