The case was separate from USIS's review of Snowden, who lives as a fugitive in Russia after leaking documents about the NSA's surveillance programs, or Aaron Alexis, the technology contractor who killed 12 people at the Washington …
To speed up investigations, the federal personnel office hired private companies like USIS to do the majority of the work, to ease the backlog. Since questions about the security clearances for Snowden and Alexis came to light, however, …
USIS said it has been cooperating with the government’s investigation. The firm also vetted Aaron Alexis, the technology contractor who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard in September. The lawsuit is not about the firm’s review of …
WASHINGTON – The federal Office of Personnel Management plans to terminate its massive contracts with USIS, the major security clearance contractor that was targeted ... into NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden and Aaron …
(Newser) – Both Edward Snowden and Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis faced background checks in recent years—and both checks were conducted by the same company. USIS ran a background check on Alexis in 2007 for the Office of …
Investigators relied on an interview with Mr. Alexis, who claimed he had only deflated the construction worker’s tires… USIS also cleared Edward Snowden to work as a contract employee for Booz Allen Hamilton on work for the National …
The shredders in the offices of USIS, the contractor that vetted Alexis for the Navy, must have been running hot this week. (USIS also cleared Snowden. Bad sign.) It's next to impossible to explain how this guy, with his record, was ever …
The same company that scrutinized former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden for a U.S. government security clearance said on Thursday it also checked the background of Alexis, allowing him to obtain a “secret” clearance. …
Government officials have said the Alexis background check met government procedures and that there are no indications the Snowden check was deficient. USIS said it uncovered the breach recently and reported it to authorities. The …