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
Would continuous background monitoring have stopped a Reality Winner from accessing, let alone leaking, secret documents?
The Defense Information Systems Agency used an Other Transaction Agreement to perform the work, so its scope is unclear. And at least for now, so is the winning firm's identity.
The backlog of security clearances in the federal government makes it harder to perform classified work, while the lack of a cyber doctrine makes it harder to respond to cyber attacks without risking escalation.
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.
In today's Federal Newscast, President Donald Trump presided over the signing of the "One Federal Decision" memorandum of understanding, in which seven of his cabinet secretaries took part.
From reauthorization and reorganizations of the Homeland Security Department to whistleblower protections, security clearances and burrowing, these bills are worth keeping an eye on as the Senate debates, amends and votes on them.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel updates its its guidance regarding when federal employees' use of social media violates the Hatch Act.
As the Defense Department begins preparations in 2018 to process nearly 80 percent of all federal security clearances, the Government Accountability Office paints a messy picture of the governmentwide effort to improve quality and timeliness for background investigations.
In a special report, "Is splitting the security clearance process destined for failure?" Federal News Radio explores how a small provision in the 2018 defense authorization bill could have major repercussions on the background investigations backlog and could put the future of the National Background Investigations Bureau in question.
Daniel Payne, the director of the Defense Security Services, said the continuous evaluation program will have 1 million employees by 2018.
Lindy Kyzer, senior editor for ClearanceJobs.com, helps you get to the bottom of challenges you and others may have with regards to security clearances.
Despite all expectations, total average compensation for employees with security clearances has actually slightly declined, dropping 1.27 percent, since 2014.
Insider Threat programs across all agencies must develop alongside technology, the GAO reports. However, the Department of Defense is making significant progress.