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Oct
21
Marko Hakamaa
Safeguarding Classified Information Within Industry Provides Guidance on Clearance Denial
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Not many are aware that Executive Order 10865 not only provides the authorities and guidance for safeguarding classified information, but it also provides due process requirements for those who may be issued a letter of intent to revoke or deny and a statement of reasons.

Below are the provisions each agency must follow with certain very narrow exceptions:

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Oct
13
Marko Hakamaa
2014 Security Clearance Reform Efforts by Congress
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Congressional lawmakers have been busy this year trying to push through several new changes to security clearance oversight and processes.  As is usual in Washington politics, a number of proposals were generated to create the appearance that actual reform was the main goal.  A recent article posted by Defenseone.com discussed the various proposals from Capitol Hill and outlined their current status.

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Oct
6
Marko Hakamaa
Illegal Drug Use is Mitigated: Clearance Granted
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In another recent Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) case the board decided that the concerns about the applicant’s recreational illegal drug use over a ten-year period that spanned from 2001 to 2011 were mitigated.  The applicant disclosed information detailing his recreational drug use from 2001 to 2011 that included the use of marijuana, hallucinogenic mushrooms, and illegal use of prescription drugs.  These concerns fall under Guideline H (Drug Involvement) and as a result, a Statement of Reasons (SOR) was issued to the applicant.

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