If there were only one new system that could be implemented in the next five years to support the background investigations program, the first priority should be on the implementation of a modern, centralized case management system.
Major changes are coming to the security clearance process. A recent White House announcement proposes moving the entire background investigations function to the Department of Defense. What do we already know, and what do we need to find out?
Included in the sweeping federal government reforms announced by the White House today is the plan to overhaul the security clearance background investigation process, placing it under the control of the Department of Defense.
Congress is just one step away from sending legislation to the President that will mandate regular reporting addressing the backlog of investigations and the progress on important clearance reform initiatives.