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Security Clearance Process

On March 15, 2021 the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) rolled out their new Defense Information System for Security (DISS) to replace the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS). DISS is made up of the three sub-systems below:  Case Adjudication Tracking System (CATS) performs electronic and human adjudication functions, automating record-keeping for security

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Security Clearance Process

Approximately half of all security clearance holders are now enrolled in Continuous Evaluation (CE) and more are getting enrolled each day as reinvestigation timelines come due. Most reinvestigations are deferred after review of the SF-86 application and other checks are completed. CE enrollment for DoD contractors is input into the

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Obtaining Security Clearance

Facility Security Officers (FSO) and Security Managers, if you haven’t already done so, you should take note of the impending transition of the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) over to the Defense Information System for Security (DISS) next month. The Defense Security Service has published a document called “Preparing for

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Obtaining Security Clearance

What is the difference between having a security clearance versus being found eligible for a security clearance? This question has confounded many applicants after they have endured the long and arduous national security background investigation process and were told it was favorably adjudicated. Many who thought they were cleared found

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