The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), proposes to revise the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Directive. Continue reading
Even if your company has strategies in place to handle malicious attacks on your security, you may still be at great risk for insider threats. Why? According to a Forrester study, “insiders” were involved in 39 percent of data breaches—of that 39 percent, 27 percent came from inadvertent misuse of data by employees, making your … Continue reading
James Onusko and Christy Wilder will be the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) transition team director and deputy director, respectively. They will lead the effort to create a new organization to handle federal security clearances. Continue reading
OPM released a request for proposal last month for a workforce planning study of its Federal Investigative Services (FIS) ahead of any review findings. Continue reading
Between 2008 and 2013, NetCracker allegedly used employees who lacked security clearances to perform work when it knew the contract required those individuals to have clearance, resulting in CSC recklessly submitting false claims for payment to DISA. Continue reading
For the past six months, the Director of National Intelligence has been trying to determine whether the government should do Google searches on people who hold security clearances. via Social media could become part of security clearance process – FederalNewsRadio.com.
Cleared Contractor? Ready For Change? How Will Your Company Handle an Insider Threat? ‘Insider Threats‘ are the basis of the National Insider Threat Policy and Minimum Standards for Executive Branch Insider Threat Programs issued by the White House in November 2012. This provided Departments and Agencies with the minimum elements necessary to establish effective insider … Continue reading
On Friday, November 7, 2014 from 8:00AM to Noon in Columbia, MD, we will host a briefing and panel discussion to address the proposed changes to the NISPOM (Conforming Change 2) from the perspective of Insider Threat and Industrial Security experts. via EVENT: How Will Your Company Handle an Insider Threat? 11/7 in Columbia, MD … Continue reading
But it’s not classified, Ever Heard of Unclassified Controllable Information (UCI) ? via UCI – But it’s not classified! | Security First Associates.
Lawmakers are taking steps to ensure only qualified government employees and contractors obtain security clearances. via Tester aims to strengthen OPM’s oversight of security clearance process – FederalNewsRadio.com.