“In the fall of 2013, the President directed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to conduct a 120-day review of employee suitability and security clearance procedures. The review addressed suitability and security investigations for civilian, military, and contractor personnel. The Report also presents a set of recommendations that establishes new priorities for reform, while encouraging efforts already underway.”
Recent compromises of U.S. government national security information highlight the need to focus on the periodic reinvestigation (PR) process and make fundamental improvements. Policy makers have a unique opportunity to make long overdue adjustments to the security clearance process.