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background investigations

Security Clearance Denial

The year has passed and with all of the changes in the background investigation and security clearance realm it seems apt to label 2019 as the year of clearance and investigation reform.

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Security Clearance Process

Insider threat, leakers, and counterintelligence concerns have led to changes in the way security clearance holders are vetted and monitored. Reinvestigations have gone by the wayside and continuous vetting (CV) is now the way forward. One would think the same CV standards would apply to all clearance holders, whether they

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Background InvestigationsSecurity Clearance Process

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) is now the largest and primary security agency in the U.S. Government after absorbing the personnel and responsibilities from the Defense Security Service (DSS) and National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB).  This latest transformation is just one of many over the years. For many

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AdjudicationBackground InvestigationsSecurity Clearance Process

Back in June of 2018 the Director of National Intelligence and the Office of Personnel Management issued a joint memorandum that outlined using a deferment process in background reinvestigations as one of the methods implemented to cut into the huge backlog. The Defense Security Service (DSS) Vetting Risk Operations Center

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