News


May 1, 2020

Reminder of upcoming DQI

Reminder: The Defense Manpower and Data Center will conduct a Data Quality Initiative (DQI) in the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) in mid-May to address subjects with Overdue Periodic Reinvestigations. In mid-May, impacted Facility Security Officers will receive a JPAS message with specific instructions on how to remedy the subject's record. For additional information please view a list of FAQ's here. https://www.dcsa.mil/Portals/91/Documents/news/Overdue PR DQI FAQ.pdf

May 1, 2020

Additional COVID-19 NISP Guidance May 1, 2020

DCSA provides cleared industry with additional guidance on how DCSA will conduct its oversight of cleared industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click title for more information.

April 30, 2020

Operational Change to Adjudicating Tier 3 and Tier 5 Investigations

The DoD CAF, in alignment with DoD Manual 5200.02 - Procedures for the DoD Personnel Security Program (PSP) and DoD Instruction 5220.6 - Defense Industrial Personnel Security Clearance, is standardizing the process for adjudicating Personnel Security Investigations (PSI) for eligibility and access to classified information. Click title to read more information.

April 30, 2020

RMF Knowledge Service Site Accessibility Update

The Risk Management Framework (RMF) Knowledge Service site is now accessible via External Certification Authority (ECA) certificates. The RMF Technical Inquiries Team resolved the application issue. DCSA does not own/manage the RMF Knowledge Service site. If you are still experiencing application issues, you must contact the RMF Technical Inquiries Team at: osd.pentagon.dod-cio.mbx.support-rmfknowledgeservice@mail.mil

April 27, 2020

Industry JPAS RRU/NDA Update

On June 1, 2020, the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) will disable the Research, Recertify and Update (RRU) functionalities in JPAS. All Customer Service Requests (CSR) to include RRU requests and the Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)/SF-312 must be submitted via the DISS application. For instructions on how to complete CSR/NDA actions, please reference the user manual, under the Help link on the DISS JVS application or review the Vetting Risk Operations Center Customer Service Request DISS Tips and Tricks (https://www.dcsa.mil/Portals/91/Documents/IS/DISS_Tips_Tricks_2020.pdf). To avoid any disruption of service, it is imperative to obtain a DISS account to ensure a seamless transition from JPAS to DISS. For additional questions or concerns, please contact VROC at dcsa.ncr.dcsa-dvd.mbx.askvroc@mail.mil.

April 22, 2020

Standardizing the process for temporary access to SCI

The DOD CAF, in alignment with the Director of National Intelligence policy (Intelligence Community Policy Guidance 704.1,) is standardizing the component requests process for temporary eligibility to Top Secret – Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), or Interim SCI eligibility. Click the title for more information.

April 17, 2020

E-QIP reset inquiries change

The Vetting Risk Operations Center appreciates your patience as we have attempted to find the appropriate means to provide Industry e-QIP reset customer support during this COVID 19 Pandemic. Effective April 20, 2020, all Industry e-QIP resets will be handled by the DCSA Applicant Knowledge Center. Please call 724-738-5090 or DCSApplicantSupport@nbib.gov for assistance. For ALL other Personnel Security Clearance Inquiries, please email VROC at dcsa.ncr.dcsa-dvd.mbx.askvroc@mail.mil or submit a customer service request via DISS.

April 16, 2020

Risk Management Framework Knowledge Service Site Inaccessible

The Risk Management Framework (RMF) Knowledge Service site is used to access the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) Computer Based Training. Currently, the site may be inaccessible via External Certification Authority (ECA) certificates due to an application issue. The RMF Technical Inquiries Team is troubleshooting the matter. DCSA does not own/manage the RMF Knowledge Service site. If you are experiencing application issues, you must contact the RMF Technical Inquiries Team at: osd.pentagon.dod-cio.mbx.support-rmfknowledgeservice@mail.mil

April 15, 2020

Continuous Evaluation (CE) Enrollment History in Defense Information Security System (DISS)

The Department of Defense (DoD) Continuous Evaluation (CE) enrollment history records are now visible in the Defense Information Security System (DISS). The CE enrollment history will display the CE enrollment reason Code and the date of the enrollment or dis-enrollment into the DoD's CE program. Click title for more information

April 10, 2020

DQI - Overdue Periodic Reinvestigations

The Defense Manpower and Data Center will conduct a Data Quality Initiative (DQI) in the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) in mid-May to address subjects with Overdue Periodic Reinvestigations. In mid-May, impacted Facility Security Officers will receive a JPAS message with specific instructions on how to remedy the subject's record.