Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency
As DCSA surpasses background investigation goal, is Trusted Workforce 2.5 likely?
The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency set a goal in December to reach a “steady target state” of 200,000 cases pending.
DOD names permanent head of new background check agency
The DOD has tapped William Lietzau to lead the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency as its first permanent director.
Background investigations reform shifts focus with backlog down
Lawmakers want to ensure a streamlined process will still exclude "the Edward Snowdens of the world."
DISA awards $21.9M contract supporting background check IT system transfer
The National Background Investigation System transition saga continues with a new contract.
Security clearances, public-private rotations are prominent in House intelligence bill
A notorious backlog would get some tech solutions, and the intelligence community would have more flexibility with its workforce under the House-passed intelligence authorization bill.
New DOD agency for background investigations gets an acting director
The Defense Security Service has changed its name to the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency and has assumed all federal background investigations.