June 29, 2015
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management today announced the temporary suspension of the E-QIP system, a web-based platform used to complete and submit background investigation forms. Click here for more information.
June 24, 2015
2015 Cogswell Awards Announced: The Defense Security Service (DSS) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award.(more)
Forty-one facilities were selected for the award, presented today at the annual NCMS training seminar, in Las Vegas, Nev. The entire list of winners can be seen here.
June 18, 2015
Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) Notice 2015-02 (more)
"Message from OPM to Security Clearance Holders." On June 16, 2015, ISOO posted Notice 2015-02 which provides information on the ongoing investigation into the intrusion affecting the U.S. Office of the Personnel Management's (OPM) systems. The ISOO memo can be found here. DSS posted this notice at the request of ISOO for widest dissemination to cleared industry.
June 18, 2015
FSOs, as a reminder, the SF-312 is a two page document that must be filled out in its entirety to ensure processing.
June 8, 2015
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently became aware of a cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data that may have exposed the personal information of current and former Federal employees. (more)
Beginning June 8 and continuing through June 19, 2015, OPM will be sending email and U.S. mail notifications to current and former Federal employees potentially impacted by the incident. Email notices will be sent from firstname.lastname@example.org. Standard letters will be sent to individuals for whom OPM does not have an email address. The communication will contain information regarding services being provided at no cost to individuals impacted by the incident, including credit report access, credit monitoring, identity theft insurance, and recovery services. Additional information will be made available beginning at 8 a.m. CST on June 8, 2015 at www.csid.com/opm.
June 4, 2015
Initial Operational Capability announced for the NISP Contracts Classification System (NCCS). For more information, click here.
|6/15/15||ATTENTION OBMS USERS: OBMS Version 2.2 was deployed over the weekend. (more)
New functionality includes:
|4/08/15||ATTENTION OBMS USERS: (more)
For security reasons after logging out of OBMS please remember to close the web browser window completely. This will terminate your current session and prevent the web browser from retaining cached credential information. Please open a new web browser when accessing OBMS.
|2/27/15||ATTENTION OBMS USERS: OBMS is back-online. The Ad Hoc Reporting capability within the OBMS Business
Management System (OBMS) will be unavailable until May 2015. (more)
To minimize the impact to Industry, ODAA will be providing Facility Information System reports upon request. Requests for reports can be sent to email@example.com or by posting a request through the OBMS Bulletin Board. ODAA provided reports will include the status of all plans for the facility with the approval and expiration dates. The report will also include the Plan Type, System Type, Physical Environment, Protection Level, and Classification Level for all System Security Plan for the requested Cage Code(s).
Issues have been reported from Users downloading documents from the Bulletin Board Module and we are working to resolve the problem. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
|1/29/15||ODAA Business Management System (OBMS) Full Deployment (more)|