Federal contractors are pleased with the progress the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency has made in slashing the background investigation inventory, but they’re still searching for solutions that address the end-to-end suitability, credentialing and security clearance process.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration is trying to make it easier to learn and ask questions about its relatively new beta.SAM.gov contract opportunities portal.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the DCSA says it’s business model is getting more efficient in its first full year of operation.
Nyla Technology Solutions CEO Shana Cosgrove and Larry Letow, operating partner at Interprise Partners, join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center, to discuss the clearance process and some of the challenges that contractors face when doing business in the IC.
As the Trump administration prepares to dramatically ramp up its continuous evaluation capabilities in the coming years, industry is asking for access to some of the data collected from cleared contractors. That information, industry says, will better inform their own insider threat programs.
Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.) has asked the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Office of Personnel Management to accelerate a planned initiative designed to overhaul the security clearance system.
Agencies have a specific goal now from Congress to move security clearance holders from periodic reinvestigations to continuous vetting programs. The goal is just one of several provisions aimed at modernizing the security clearance process that lawmakers included in the 2020 defense policy bill.
Evan Lesser, founder and president of ClearanceJobs.com, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss what the federal government is doing to speed up the process for workers seeking security clearances.
In anticipation of several new policy directives in the coming months, the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency is planning to dramatically ramp up continuous evaluation enrollment to 3.6 million in 2020, defense officials said.
The president is expected to sign a new national security presidential memorandum that will begin a series of modernization efforts of the governmentwide suitability, credentialing and security clearance system.