One backlog goes down, another one pops up. That’s how it is in the background security clearance process.
Tom Romeo, the general manager for the U.S. federal services segment for Maximus, said agencies have stiffened up the rules to get through the security clearance process and the backlog remains a big problem for vendors.
A healthy inventory of pending security clearances is at last within reach, as the National Background Investigations Bureau prepares to transfer its resources, employees and authorities to the Defense Department by Oct. 1.
Evan Lesser, president and founder of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss the state of the clearance job market and whether the federal government has made any progress in speeding up the security clearance process.
Lawmakers introduced legislation to publish standards for granting, denying or revoking security clearances.
Lynn Dugle, the CEO, chairman and president of Engility, said the security clearance backlog is limiting their ability to bid on contracts and creating a challenge for all of industry
The Air Force is using multiple programs to push back its security clearance backlog.
Common standards across the suitability and security clearances processes may ease long-held frustrations from industry and the intelligence community.
This week on Fed Access, Evan Lesser, founder and president of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss the state of the clearance job market and how the security clearance backlog is impacting the government workforce.
Debra D’Agostino, founding partner of The Federal Practice Group, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss whistle blower protections for federal employees, and how to navigate the security clearance process in the federal government.