Security Clearances

Insider Threat Program Inches Forward

The Department of Defense “is moving forward with the development of its insider threat and personnel security reform efforts,” wrote Michael G. Vickers, then-Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence) in an…

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Insider Threat Program Advances, Slowly

The Department of Defense recently demonstrated the “Continuous Evaluation” of approximately 100,000 cleared military, civilian and contractor personnel, in order to validate their eligibility for access to classified information on…

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Security-Cleared Population Drops by 10%

The number of people who hold security clearances for access to classified information has been reduced by ten percent, the White House said in budget request documents released this week.

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