One backlog goes down, another one pops up. That’s how it is in the background security clearance process.
You’ll find larger numbers of young people working on federal contracts rather than at the awarding agencies.
The background checking process for security clearance is becoming a continuous thing, with ongoing monitoring of databases for clues to changes in cleared peoples’ situations.
The idea is to constantly check on cleared people by automated means, rather than do periodic re-investigations.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, for the first time in 12 years, federal civilian agencies suffered no major cyber incidents in fiscal 2018.
Maintaining security clearance is a career must for hundreds of thousands of government and contractor employees. A small but persistent number of people unfairly lose their clearance each year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan group in the House Veterans Affairs Committee wants more information about VA’s plans to curb sexual harassment.
David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center for a wide ranging interview on a variety of topics, including who the PSC serves and what it does for its members. October 1, 2018
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.
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.