The Office of Personnel Management’s National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) awarded a contractor for support services in January, but now is facing complaints from two unsuccessful bidders.
Wave after wave of reform of the security clearance backlog system has crashed on bureaucratic rocks. Now government agencies and companies with a need for cleared people are awaiting the launch of the National Background Investigation Bureau. David Berteau, CEO of the Professional Services Council, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to offer his take on NBIB.
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.
Experts say until the government moves to a continuous evaluation program of employees and contractors with clearances, threats from employees will continue to grow.
The Defense Department issued a RFI to industry outlining 12 functional areas it wants to upgrade using government-owned and commercial technologies.
The Office of Personnel Management is expected to launch the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) on Oct. 1 with eight new functions.
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Jonathan McDonald, executive vice president of TransUnion, says agencies need to look to multiple sources to understand potential risks posed by employees.
Agencies are meeting an administration goal to cut the number of federal employees and contractors who need security clearances for their jobs. But the intelligence community is still struggling to process security clearance investigations more quickly.
In a letter to acting OPM Director Beth Cobert, Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) say they're concerned the agency doesn't have firm plans for transitioning the federal security clearance process from the old organization to the new National Background Investigations Bureau.
Current and former intelligence community officials say they're not getting the buy-in they need from their top leadership — or the guidance they need to use begin using social media — in their insider threat and security clearance programs.
If this search tool OPM wants eventually takes off, you might as well go to a clearance hearing naked. You won't have much else to hide anyhow.
If the White House vetted and hired Ashkan Soltani, it could not have known or expected his security clearance would not come through.
A successful transition to the administration's new federal security clearance program will take the right technology, timing and leadership, former federal intelligence community experts said.