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The Department of Defense (DoD) recently released an updated version of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) that lines up with the previously released Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 3 regarding reportable activities and reporting requirements for contractors who hold a security clearance. The Center for Development of Security Excellence developed

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The Bond Amendment states that an agency may refuse to grant or renew a security clearance for an individual who “has been convicted in any court of the United States of a crime, was sentenced to imprisonment for a term exceeding 1 year, and was incarcerated as a result of

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