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Industry urges DCSA to accelerate security clearance transformation efforts

Industry and Congress say real progress has been made on the security clearance backlog, but they want to see the Defense Counterintelligence and Security…

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Agencies on deadline to enroll security clearance holders in continuous vetting

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Trusted Workforce and federal background checks initiatives have a reliable home — now what?

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Biden calls for agency ideas to win the race for national security talent

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OPM details core values behind coming security clearance reforms with new policy doctrine

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DCSA juggling security clearance transformation, agency transition efforts

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Budget shortfalls obstruct needed improvements across OPM, IG says

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Security clearance processing times are down, continuous evaluation enrollment is up

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Updated: OPM eases up fingerprint collection, credentialing standards amid coronavirus concerns

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DoD names new permanent director to lead security clearance agency

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Congressional worries of coronavirus impact on federal programs continue

In today’s Federal Newscast, members of Congress are laying out their concerns about coronavirus epidemic’s potential impact on many federal programs.

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Telework during a coronavirus outbreak? Not usually an option for classified federal workers

In the event secure, classified federal facilities must close due to a coronavirus outbreak, federal employees and contractors should continue to get paid,…

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Progress on security clearance backlog is real, but federal contractors still seeking end-to-end solutions

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.

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