July 19, 2016
On May 12, 2016, the Security Executive Agent signed the Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 5, “Collection, Use, and Retention of Publicly Available Social Media Information in Personnel Security Background Investigations and Adjudications.” SEAD 5 “addresses the collection and use of publicly available social media information during the conduct of personnel security background investigations and adjudications for determining initial and continue eligibility for access to classified national security information or eligibility to hold a sensitive positions and the retention of such
June 21, 2016
The Department of Energy and its facilities dominated the recent 2016 EPEAT Purchaser Awards ceremony held in Washington DC. Of the thirty eight award winners, fifteen were DOE labs, sites, and facilities.