On Tuesday, October 30, INSA sponsored a panel discussion, hosted by the National Security Institute at George Mason University regarding security clearance policy reform. This panel, comprised of senior leaders from Congress, the executive branch, and industry elaborated on ongoing initiatives to reform the clearance process, and both legislative and policy proposals to make the clearance process more effective and efficient.
- Senator Mark Warner, Vice Chairman, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
- Susan Gordon, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
- Kevin Phillips, CEO and President, ManTech
- Tish Long, Chairman, INSA (moderator)
- Government Executive (October 30, 2018): Intel Community Promises Security Clearance Standards Within the Year
- Federal News Network (October 30, 2018): Common suitability, security clearance standards are coming within a year, ODNI says
- NextGov (October 30, 2018): By Spring, Government Aims to Halve 600,000 Security Clearance Backlog
- Fox News (October 30, 2018): Security clearance system is in question
- McClatchy (October 30, 2018): US to halve backlog for security clearances by spring, top official says
- FedScoop (October 30, 2018): Intelligence community will set security clearance data standards in 2019 to whittle backlog
- FCW (October 30, 2018): ODNI says clearance backlog will continue to shrink
- The Hill (October 30, 2018): Top Intel Dem optimistic Senate will pass security clearance reform package
- Clearance Jobs (October 31, 2018): ODNI Promises to Cut Security Clearance Backlog in Half by Spring
- Clearance Jobs (November 1, 2018): What is Security Clearance Portability and How Could it Help You?