Tag Archives: Defense Security Service

DoD Seeks Info on Potential Support Sources for Security Clearance Processing System

The Department of Defense has issued a request for information on potential contractors that could apply agile development methods to manage a new information technology system built to facilitate the background investigation process, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. The RFI comes as the Defense Security Service prepares to assume responsibilities over …

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Serco’s Virginia, Colorado Offices Earn Industrial Security Recognition; Dave Dacquino Comments

Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary has received the Defense Security Service‘s 2018 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Achievement Award in recognition of security practices at two company offices located in Virginia and Colorado. Serco Inc. is one of the 39 award recipients that DSS selected out of 13,300 defense companies, the Va.-based …

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Leidos Corporate Security Office Receives Cogswell Award; Roger Krone Comments

The Defense Security Service has chosen Leido‘s Reston, Va.-based corporate security office as one of the 39 recipients of the 2018 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award. Roger Krone, chairman and chief executive officer of Leidos, and a five-time Wash100 winner, said in a statement published Thursday that the …

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ManTech’s Kevin Phillips Voices Concerns About US Security Clearance Process

Kevin Phillips, president and CEO of ManTech International, has discussed the wait times associated with the federal government’s security clearance process at a Senate panel hearing, Government Executive reported Wednesday. “The time to get a top secret clearance is over a year, and for a secret clearance, the wait is eight months,” Phillips …

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CTC Gets Cogswell Award for Security Practices; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has won the Defense Security Service‘s 2017 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award in recognition of the company’s security practices that comply with National Industrial Security Program requirements. CTC said Thursday the award also recognizes company facilities that have supported other cleared facilities on the implementation of …

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Defense Security Service Picks 36 Company Facilities for Industrial Security Award

The Defense Security Service has given the 2017 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award to 36 company facilities for maintaining high standards for industrial security. DSS said Thursday the winning facilities represent various large and small companies such as BAE Systems, Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Camber subsidiary, CGI Group, Concurrent Technologies Corp., General …

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