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GAO: ODNI Should Develop Policy, Implementation Plan for Continuous Evaluation of Clearance Holders

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to create a formal policy and implementation plan for the continuous evaluation of clearance holders and employees in sensitive positions across the executive branch. GAO said Tuesday ODNI has taken steps to implement continuous evaluation but the agency has …

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FAS: DoD Clearance Holders Drop 20% Since 2013

The Defense Department reduced its number of security clearance holders by 900,000 from fiscal year 2013 through the first quarter of fiscal year 2016 in an effort to address potential insider threats, the Federation of American Scientists reported Wednesday. Steven Aftergood wrote in a FAS blog post that there are approximately 3.7 million employees and …

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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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Beth Cobert: Performance Accountability Council Recommends Clearance Process Changes

Beth Cobert from the Office of Management and Budget has detailed the Suitability and Security Clearance Performance Accountability Council’s recommendations on how to modify clearance process for federal employees and contractors. Cobert, chair of the interagency council and OMB deputy director for management, writes in a post published Tuesday that PAC’s 120-Day Suitability and Security Report focused on …

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White House: Agencies Should Have Continuous Evaluation of Clearance Holders

The White House has released a report that recommends agencies implement continuous evaluation of government employees and contractors that hold security clearances, FCW reported Tuesday. Continuous evaluation is intended to monitor cleared personnel in between the initial clearance and scheduled reinvestigation. According to FCW, such an evaluation could examine information such …

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