DHS plots security database

Thursday, 11 November 2004, 12:03 AM EST

The Homeland Security Department is developing a single security clearance database that will include state, local and private-sector officials who will be authorized to gain access to a secure facility or classified information.

Jack Johnson, DHS' chief security officer, said officials are using the Office of Personnel Management's clearance database, which includes employees, detailees and contractors. They will expand the database to include authorized personnel outside the federal government.

By Dibya Sarkar at FCW.

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