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.

Background investigations reform shifts focus with backlog down


Lawmakers want to ensure a streamlined process will still exclude "the Edward Snowdens of the world."

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.

Trump commits to transferring entire security clearance process to Pentagon


An executive order is the latest step in the White House's efforts to marginalize the Office of Personnel Management ahead of its desired closure.

DISA awards $49M OTA for background check system


The OTA will offer speed to the procurement of a new background investigations process.

DISA to roll out revamped security clearance application process


Test users say the new eApp is “the most painless experience for a painful form.”