Intelligence community will set security clearance data standards in 2019 to whittle backlog

FedScoop:Acknowledging that the intelligence community needs a new game plan to quell a backlog of unprocessed security clearances, Sue Gordon said Tuesday plans are in the works for standardizing how intelligence agencies analyze personnel data.

Gordon, the principal deputy director of national intelligence, said at an Intelligence and National Security Alliance event that the IC is working on a new enhanced security framework that could debut in fiscal 2019 and will provide a risk baseline for agencies to more efficiently process security clearances.

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