Nearly a million have Defense Department security clearances — but aren't on … – Standard-Examiner

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of… WASHINGTON — When the Government Accountability Office was looking at security clearance issues, it found a curious situation among Defense Department agencies: Some have more people eligible for clearances than they have employees. In … Continue reading

Twelve-hour security breach countdown for govt IT contractors – ZDNet

The Australian Department of Finance is calling for industry and stakeholder feedback on a draft list of model security clauses for outsourced IT contracts. The clauses are intended for use in Australian government services contracts, including information and communications technology contracts, where the services involve access, transmission, or storage of … Continue reading