October 2016 Digest
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In this edition of Screen News, we cover the top background screening news stories from last month. Remember, if your company has news, send it to so we can share it!

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SJV’s Client Services and Vendor Relations Departments Obtain NAPBS Criminal Record Provider Guidelines Certification

SJV announced today the official certification of all Client Services and Vendor Relations employees for successfully passing the NAPBS Criminal Record Provider…


Acuity Cloud Solutions and Accurate Background Announce Partnership

Accurate Background, a leader in employment background checks, and Acuity Cloud Solutions, an expert in HCM cloud-based application support and services, have…

09/06/2016 Now Offering Powerful Criminal Records Monitoring Through Accio Data Screening Platform, one of the industry’s first data providers to offer criminal records monitoring, and Accio Data, a leading platform provider for the background...


Data Breaches At U.S. Office Of Personnel Management Were Preventable, Investigation Finds

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) did not follow rudimentary cyber security recommendations that could have mitigated or even prevented major…


Safe Hiring Expert to Present Webcast about Social Media and Hiring on October 19

Attorney Lester Rosen, the founder and CEO of global background check firm Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present a live webcast entitled…


New OPM background check agency will inherit huge backlog

When the National Background Investigation Bureau — the agency the Obama administration created in the wake of the massive Office of Personnel Management hack…


Sterling Talent Solutions Acquires Verified Person Inc., a U.S. Leader in Pre-Employment Background Screening

Sterling Talent Solutions, one of the world's largest and most successful background screening and HR solutions companies, announced today that it has acquired Verified…


CIP Capital backs CARCO

CIP Capital has completed an investment in CARCO Group, Inc. (“CARCO” or the “Company”), a leading provider of tech-enabled and compliance-driven human capital…


NAPBS Elects Dawn Standerwick of Employment Screening Resources Chair of Board of Directors

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) — a global background check firm – is pleased to announce that Dawn Standerwick, ESR Vice President of Strategic…


Innovative Enterprises Sets New Industry Standard with Near Time Data Insertion™ Technology

Innovative Enterprises, Inc., a strategic partner to the background screening industry and expert provider of court research information products, smart data…


LexisNexis liable for error in employee criminal background check - 6th Circuit

A federal appeals court has upheld a jury verdict against a LexisNexis unit for reporting false information on an employee criminal background check, but reversed…


DISA Seeks Industry Feedback on IT Platforms for National Background Investigation System

The Defense Information Systems Agency has asked industry to provide inputs on information technology platforms for the National Background Investigation System…


Joe Buerlen Joins the Proforma Screening Solutions Team as a National Account Executive

Employment screening company, Proforma Screening Solutions, welcomes Joe Buerlen to the team as a national account executive. Buerlen previously worked…


NAPBS Submits Comments to California Public Utilities Commission Concerning Transportation Network Companies

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) has submitted comments requested by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)…


HireRight launches partnership with onboarding specialist HiredByMe

Global background screening company HireRight has today announced the launch of a partnership with HiredByMe, a specialist provider of pre-employment…


CARCO Group, Inc. Announces Certification Under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework

Effective September 13, 2016, CARCO Group, Inc. is a listed participant and is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework. This certification enables…


Screening company, 235 jobs jump state line to south KC

Chalk one up for the Missouri side in the ongoing border war for Kansas City-area businesses and jobs. eScreen Inc., an Alere Inc. subsidiary that provides employment…


Complete Background Screening Partners with Welsh Sport Association

Wales’ largest screening company, Complete Background Screening (CBS) has announced a new partnership with the Welsh Sporting Association (WSA) to provide…


3rd Degree Screening Launches Personal Background Check Service:

Background checks are an integral part of the hiring process in today's market, with employers of all industries utilizing them to properly vet their applicants. The catch…


Employment Screening Resources Successfully Completes 2016 SOC 2 Type 2 Data Security Audit

Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a leading global background screening firm, has announced that independent auditors conducting a SOC (Service Organization…


NAPBS Announces Record Breaking Attendance at 2016 Annual Conference

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) has announced that a record-breaking 763 background screening professionals attended...


Ex-CIA Official to Head New Bureau for Background Checks

The CIA's former security director has been chosen to head the National Background Investigations Bureau, set up after last year's massive government data breach at...


Accurate Background and iCIMS Complete API Integration to Improve Employment Background Screening and Help Recruiters Accomplish Secure Hiring Practices

Accurate Background, the fastest growing and most trusted provider of employment background screening, today announced the introduction of an API...


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