The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO) is a Central Adjudication Facility (CAF) responsible, on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD) and 24 federal agencies, for:
- Determining the personnel clearance eligibility of employees for access to classified information, foreign or domestic.
- Maintenance of personnel clearance records and furnishing information to authorized activities.
- Processing security assurances, clearances and visits involving the United States and foreign countries.
- Monitoring the contractor's continued eligibility in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP).