Security Clearance Process
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.
Six weeks have passed since the “grand opening” of the new National Background Investigations Bureau that took over from OPM’s Federal Investigative Services, but not a whole lot has changed on the surface except for the new name. In fact, when you compare OPM’s old FIS website to the new NBIB website, it
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
In mid-August Personnel Security Management Office for Industry (PSMO-I) , the branch of DSS that processes the investigation applications and grants interim security clearances for DoD, will no longer grant interims based on the review of the SF-86. Instead, they will wait for the results of the Advanced National Agency Check