Continuous evaluation gains popularity for federal security clearance process

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Authorities responsible for the federal system of security background checks have become attached to a new idea: Continuous evaluation. The idea is to constantly check on cleared people by automated means, rather than do periodic re-investigations. David Luckey said the government needs to proceed with caution. He is senior international and defense researcher at the RAND Corporation,...

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Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne.

Authorities responsible for the federal system of security background checks have become attached to a new idea: Continuous evaluation. The idea is to constantly check on cleared people by automated means, rather than do periodic re-investigations. David Luckey said the government needs to proceed with caution. He is senior international and defense researcher at the RAND Corporation, and he joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more information.

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