Posts Tagged: DNI

Does Your Job Have the Correct Security Clearance Designation

According to a new GAO report, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) has not provided federal agencies with clearly defined policy guidance for determining whether positions require security clearances. Without this guidance, many agencies use an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) position designation tool that provides inconsistent designations. In April 2012 OPM audited positions within… Read more »

Morning White House Intel Briefings; “Not What I Signed Up For”

The job of being the chief executive of the intelligence bureaucracy, which also includes the daily White House intelligence briefings, is a dual-hatted role that can challenge even the most hard-working and ambitious DNI. This, according to a recent article in GovtTech (taken from the National Journal), which stated that the first two directors of… Read more »

Office of the DNI to be “Streamlined”?

The Associated Press just broke a story about Obama wanting Dennis Blair, as the new and not-yet-announced-or-confirmed DNI, to take on a more streamlined office — and focus exclusively on giving strong direction to the nation’s 16 intelligence agencies. While the source for this story was anonymous (which is often the case), so here’s the… Read more »