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Defense Security Service promises 'intelligence-led' approach

April 20, 2017 |
Marjorie Censer
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Citing increased threats, the Defense Security Service, the Pentagon agency tasked with overseeing contractor facilities and protecting classified information, is shifting away from "schedule-driven compliance" and refocusing on "an intelligence-led, asset-focused and threat-driven approach to industrial security oversight." According to an information sheet posted this month, the DSS will be working with cleared industry this summer to develop, test and refine new methodology. The changed approach, the organization says in the document, is driven by "the most significant foreign intelligence...

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