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Security Clearance Process

We have heard a lot about Continuous Evaluation (CE) and Continuous Vetting (CV) and many get confused with the terminology, mistakenly using them interchangeably. However, CE and CV are not the same thing and have key differences. CE is the vetting process that reviews the background of individuals who hold

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Obtaining Security Clearance

The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Hearing and Appeals upheld the security clearance denial for a contractor based on financial issues, and criminal conduct. After reading the details on the applicant’s appeal presentation in the hearing, it is not surprising – here is a summary of the case: In

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Obtaining Security Clearance

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released a new Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD-8) providing policy guidance and requirements on granting temporary…
Background Investigations

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) published the latest numbers for national security background investigation processing timeliness and showed a slight improvement from the…
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Security Clearance Denial

A Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) case caught my eye because it is related to all of the recent protests across the United…