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USIS has been undergoing an investigation by OPM's inspector general since before the Snowden and Alexis incidents. OPM's inspector general's office had no comment. USIS is owned by a larger investigative company called Altegrity, which in turn is ...
Yahoo News · ByTabassum Zakaria · 9/20/2013
Neither Alexis' nor Snowden's investigation is a subject of the lawsuit ... said the newly discovered USIS breach "underscores the scary reality of how much of a target our sensitive information has become in cyberspace. It also shows how urgent it ...
The Business of Federal Technology · 8/7/2014
The contractor responsible for vetting Edward Snowden in 2011 ... was also responsible for vetting Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis in 2007. After initially denying involvement, USIS did some digging and discovered that it did, in fact, run ...
The Wire · 9/20/2013
But USIS chief executive Sterling Phillips said Feb. 11 that the responsibility of granting security clearances “lies solely with the (NSA),” deflecting responsibility for the Snowden and Alexis cases, the Post reported. Yet House Oversight and ...
Brown Daily Herald · 2/25/2014
USIS, a federal contractor based in Falls Church, Va., is drawing fire for its security clearance record. Aaron Alexis, the Navy Yard shooter, and Edward Snowden, the federal contractor who leaked classified information, were both vetted by USIS.
hereandnow.wbur.org · 9/20/2013
USIS, a private company that performs thousands of background ... checks in the recent past," McCaskill told Bloomberg in statement. "From Edward Snowden to Aaron Alexis, what's emerging is a pattern of failure on the part of this company, and a failure ...
NPR News · ByEyder Peralta · 9/20/2013
Additional attention was focused on USIS in September 2013 following the Navy Yard shooting when lawmakers learned that the firm was responsible for conducting the security clearance checks for both Snowden and Alexis. "From Edward Snowden to …
News Max · 1/23/2014
... officials say was an insufficient security check of Mr. Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor who leaked national secrets. USIS did a 2007 security examination of Aaron Alexis, the military contractor who died during his September shooting ...
Wall Street Journal · ByDion Nissenbaum andDion.nissenbaum · 10/26/2013
The USIS had also vetted whistleblower Edward Snowden previously and Aaron Alexis, the technology contractor who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard in September 2013. The courts filings reported that background checks conducted by the …
HNGN · 1/23/2014