Knowledge Center closure
Nov. 27, 2019 - The DCSA Knowledge Center, Personnel Security (PCL) inquiries to include
e-QIP authentication resets will close at 3 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday,
November 27, 2019, and will be closed Friday, November 29, 2019. Normal
business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, will resume Monday, December
NISP eMASS URL update
Nov. 20, 2019 - After the latest Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Authorized Service Interruption (ASI) - migration to milCloud, the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) for the NISP eMASS instance has changed. The NISP eMASS is now accessible at: https://nisp.emass.apps.mil. The previous URL is no longer valid. If users are experiencing application issues, please contact
the DISA eMASS Help Desk via email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or by calling (844)-347-2457, options 1, 3.
NISP Classified Configuration available within eMASS
Aug. 9, 2019 - The NISP Authorization Office has made the NISP Classified Configuration tool (NISP CC) available to download via the NISP eMASS instance. The NISP CC is intended to assist industry in initial and maintenance configuration of NISP authorized information systems. Detailed instructions regarding accessing, downloading, and applying the NISP CC can be found in the NISP CC in eMASS Job Aid, located here
Background Investigation Mission Moving
July 29, 2019 - The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Department of Defense (DoD) will realign the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) on September 29, 2019. Section 951 of the National Defense Authorization Act of FY18 and Executive Order 13869 provide direction for realigning NBIB personnel, resources, and functions to DoD.
This morning, the OPM notified NBIB employees that their positions will be transferred to the DCSA on September 29, 2019. DCSA also notified NBIB employees that their positions will be reestablished under the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System. More about this action can be found here.