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 names next Program Executive Officer

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) has selected Edward Lane as Program Executive Officer (PEO). In this role, Mr. Lane will be responsible for the direction and synchronization of multiple portfolios of information...

4/10/2024

PSI-I NISS Survey extended

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) conducts an annual data collection of all U.S. active cleared defense industry facilities for projected personnel security investigation (PSI) requirements for clearances as part of...

4/10/2024

David M. Cattler named Director of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency

The Department of Defense has announced the selection of David M. Cattler as the next Director of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA). The appointment will be effective March 24, 2024.  As Director of DCSA, Mr...

3/15/2024

PSI requirements for Industry data collection through NISS

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) is responsible for projecting Personnel Security Investigations (PSI) requirements each year. The data collection for PSI projection requirements will be conducted March 4 through...

3/15/2024

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