Security Clearance Process

Witnesses testified on government background checks for federal employees and contractors, and the eligibility process for access to… read more

Witnesses testified on government background checks for federal employees and contractors, and the eligibility process for access to classified information. They said that there was no uniform standard for determining which civilian positions require a security clearance background check and not enough oversight of the background check process. Inspector General McFarland confirmed that the contractor that conducted a background check on Edward Snowden, who leaked information on National Security Agency programs, was being investigated. close

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  • Brenda S. Farrell Director Government Accountability Office->Defense Capabilities and Management
  • Stephen F. Lewis Deputy Director Department of Defense->Intelligence Security Directorate
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Security Clearance Process

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Program ID:
313471-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 20, 2013
Last Aired:
Jul 1, 2013

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  • Jun 20, 2013 | 2:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jul 01, 2013 | 1:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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