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Obama Administration Cites OPM’s National Background Investigations Bureau Among Security Clearance Reform Efforts

A report published on Performance.gov says the Obama administration implemented several measures in 2016 as part of efforts to update the security clearance process, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Nicole Ogrysko writes such measures include the Office of Personnel Management’s launch of the National Background Investigations Bureau and approval of the Enterprise Information …

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DNI James Clapper Signs Social Media Utilization Policy for Security Clearance Process

National Intelligence Director James Clapper has signed a new policy that allows federal background investigators to use publicly-accessible social media information as an investigative tool in the security clearance process. ODNI said Friday the Security Executive Agent Directive Five also restricts the federal government from pursuing the private social media information of clearance holders …

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