While the security clearance process is improving, adjudications could use some attention

One backlog goes down, another one pops up. That’s how it is in the background security clearance process.

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How the Air Force made a dent in its 79,000 security clearance backlog

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Sue Gordon, principal deputy director of national intelligence

Common suitability, security clearance standards are coming within a year, ODNI says

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Lance Armstrong ordered to pay Postal Service $5 million

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department settles a lawsuit that alleges Armstrong violated sponsorship agreements his cycling team had with USPS.

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Air Force working with NBIB, OPM to speed security clearance process

The Air Force is using interview hubs and other tactics to cut back on security clearance wait times.

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OMBThe time it takes to receive an initial secret, initial top secret and periodic reinvestigation has risen sharply over the past fiscal year. This graph shows the average time it takes process the fastest moving 90 percent of background investigations.

As conversation about the security clearance program changes, so do the numbers

As the conversation around the security clearances is beginning to change, see how the numbers behind the program have changed as well.

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