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Garry Reid: DoD Seeks to Reform Background Investigation Process

The Defense Department plans to reform its personnel vetting system once it assumes control of background investigations for DoD employees and contractors from the Office of Personnel Management, DoD News reported Thursday. Garry Reid, DoD director for defense intelligence and security, said the current system faces a huge backlog that has …

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Nextgov: OPM Eyes Added Security Requirements for Contractors Handling Fed Personnel Records

The Office of Personnel Management plans to require government contractors for employee background investigations processes to report cybersecurity incidents within 30 minutes and allow unannounced system inspections by the agency, Nextgov reported Friday. Jack Moore writes that a draft request for proposals released in January indicated the added requirements for OPM contractors …

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