'The nation's gatekeeper': Officials describe focus for revamped security agency

By Justin Doubleday / November 26, 2019 at 1:18 PM
Defense intelligence officials are undertaking multiple initiatives to better protect technologies considered critical to the U.S. military’s future, including working more closely with Defense Department acquisition offices and setting up a revamped security agency to serve as the "nation's gatekeeper." The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency, formerly known as the Defense Security Service, was officially rebranded in June as it took over the federal background investigations mission from the Office of Personnel Management. Garry Reid, director for defense intelligence and...

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