The real security clearance issue isn’t the backlog (which is upwards of 500,000 pending cases) – it’s the timeliness. That’s what the new director of the National Background Investigation Bureau argued during a talk at the recent Professional Service Council’s Vision Project. “The real relevant number is 40 or 80.
Confused about what you’re required to self-report as a security clearance holder? You’re not alone. The self-reporting process is confusing. And in the wake of yet another scandal where a security clearance holder walked out with thousands of pages of classified material, the issue with self-reporting is likely to be
How much data is too much data? It depends on the government’s ability to protect it, argues one privacy advocacy organization. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) submitted comments to the Office of Personnel Management urging them to reconsider new policies to collect non-criminal court data or social media. It
A memo released by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper paves the way for social media checks to be used in the security clearance background investigation process. Any information searched must be related to the 13 adjudicative criteria, and must be information that is publicly available. A background investigator will