It’s been seven years — and the Energy Department still has yet to fully implement certain parts of HSPD-12.
Federal Computer Week says that a new report from the department’s Inspector General shows many contractors still lack proper credentials. Two field sites are only partially done and three others have not even started.
“The inspector general also said four of the field sites were failing to provide credentials to contractors who do not hold security clearances, which is contrary to the directive. All together, about 11,000 individuals without security clearances who require routine access to work sites for at least six months had not been issued their credentials as required, [Inspector General] Friedman wrote in the report.”
Energy officials have agreed with all of the recommendations made by the IG.