Lindy Kyzer, senior editor for ClearanceJobs.com, helps you get to the bottom of challenges you and others may have with regards to security clearances.
The Office of Personnel Management is behind on its background security checks and retirement claims processing for fiscal 2016. In the agency’s financial report, OPM acting Director Beth Cobert pledges a continued effort to make up the difference through a variety of efforts like new contracts and using electronic records.
The National Background Investigations Bureau plans ‘human testing’ this fall to improve the federal security clearance process.
Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.) said the security clearance backlog has reached an untenable point. He and his committee members are keeping an eye on the backlog.