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Pentagon developing proposal to reform security clearance process

February 21, 2018 at 2:14 PM
The Pentagon will soon deliver a proposal to the director of national intelligence to reform the security clearance process by relying more on the use of "continuous evaluation" technologies and automated record checks rather than periodic background investigations. The Defense Department plans to send its proposal to the DNI by the end of February, Garry Reid, director for defense intelligence, told Inside Defense in a Jan. 26 interview. As the government's security executive agent, the DNI is responsible for setting...

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