OPM's Return to Paper Security Clearance Processing Roils Contractors, Lawmakers

After shutting down its electronic system after hackers breached millions of personnel files, some background investigations will move forward the old-fashioned way.

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Eric Holder: The 'Possibility Exists' That Edward Snowden Could Come Home arrow"I certainly think there could be a basis for a resolution that ...

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The White House is Making it Easier to Power Homes With Solar Energy arrowThe administration’s new executive actions and private sector ...

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Clinton's Campaign is Afraid of Bernie Sanders arrowAs the Vermont senator gains momentum, the frontunner's team brings in Claire McCaskill.

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Vietnam's Communist Party Leader to Meet With Obama in Washington arrowThe White House sees Nguyen Phu Trong leader as a potential regional ...

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Obama: ‘Effective Partner’ on the Ground Can Help Push Back ISIS arrowThe president said the American military will continue to bomb targets and ...

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Why Budget Forecasts Should Include the Next Big Disaster arrowFour things agencies need to know about creating climate resilient facilities.

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South Carolina State Senate Votes to Remove the Confederate Flag arrowThe state Legislature met on Monday to consider a bill that would remove ...


New HHS CTO Wants Employees to Devote Time to Passion Projects arrowIn her first month as CTO, Susannah Fox proposed the department structure ...


The Reports Most Lawmakers Don’t Want You to See arrowOpen-government groups demand transparency, but Congress has other ideas.


New VA CIO Gets to Work arrowLaVerne Council, a former IT executive at Dell and pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, took the oath of office ...

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Change It Up This Week arrowRoutines are important, but not when they get in the way of creativity.


OPM Hiring IT Staff to Work on Cyber Upgrades arrowThe agency that suffered three big data breaches needs $170,000 project managers to move ...


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