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ODNI, OPM Seek to Accelerate Security Clearance Process With New Framework; Bill Evanina Quoted

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Office of Personnel Management plan to implement policy changes under a new framework to speed up the vetting and security clearance procedures for federal personnel, Federal News Network reported Thursday. One of the changes ODNI and OPM will implement is reducing the number of tiers of background investigations from five to three: trusted/low-risk, secret and top secret.

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ODNI Releases Video on Foreign Threats Against Supply Chains

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s National Counterintelligence and Security Center has unveiled a video that seeks to inform public and private entities on foreign risks facing the industry’s supply chain. ODNI said Thursday it released the video at a supply chain risk management conference as part of NCSC’s efforts to aid the government …

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ODNI Eyes Social Media as Information Source

Office of the Director of National Intelligence leaders are continuing their efforts to issue a security executive agent directive that will set policies and guidelines on social media usage, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Nicole Ogrysko writes that the directive — still under review at the Office of Management and Budget — looks to detail ODNI …

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Bill Evanina Updates House Panel on ODNI’s Security Clearance Reform Efforts

Bill Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, has provided lawmakers an update on the efforts of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s NCSC to introduce reforms to the security clearance investigation process. Evanina said in written testimony Thursday before the House Oversight Committee that NCSC has partnered with …

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Bill Evanina: China Fails to Follow Anti-Cyber Theft Pact with US

National Counterintelligence Executive Bill Evanina believes China has failed to follow an agreement with the U.S. government to help counter Chinese cyber attacks against U.S. companies, The Hill reported Thursday. The U.S. counterintelligence operations chief said in a briefing the state of corporate espionage conducted by Chinese hackers has not …

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ODNI Begins Anti-Data Theft Campaign; Bill Evanina Comments

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has kicked off a governmentwide counterintelligence campaign to prevent data breach in federal information technology systems, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jared Serbu writes the campaign begins with a multimedia-based information dissemination on the hazards of spear phishing attacks. Bill Evanina, ODNI’s …

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