America's Gatekeeper

DCSA is the largest security agency in the federal government dedicated to protecting America's trusted workforce and trusted workspaces.

Each year, DCSA services over

  • 100+ federal entities
  • 10,000+ cleared companies
  • 2M+ background investigations
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News & Publications

DCSA Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) officially opened the Central Region Headquarters during a morning ceremony on Tuesday, June 25, 2024. The new facility is in the Farmers Branch, Texas, Federal Building. The office...

6/25/2024

Update on NBIS Recovery Plan and Digital Transformation

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) is collaborating with the Office of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Security; the Office of the Under Secretary for Acquisition and Sustainment; the Department of Defense...

6/24/2024

DCSA Issues Response to GAO Personnel Vetting Report

Quantico, Va. – The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) has issued an official response to the Government Accountability Report: Personnel Vetting: DoD Needs to Enhance Cybersecurity of Background Investigation Systems...

6/21/2024

DCSA announces 2024 Cogswell Award recipients

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) has recognized 14 facilities as recipients of the 2024 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award. Chosen from nearly 12,500 cleared facilities in the...

6/12/2024

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