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Security Clearance Denial

The Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals has started 2018 off with a bang in hearing twenty-four appeal cases, of which twenty-two clearance denial decisions were upheld, one denial decision reversed to clearance granted, and one case remanded back to the original adjudicator for a procedural review. As has historically

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Security Clearance Denial

In a previous post, “Online Dating Sites, Sextortion, and Your Clearance”, I covered the pitfalls and potential for blackmail for clearance holders while using online dating sites. In a similar scenario, a recent Department of Energy contractor lost his security clearance  when a woman for whom he was providing financial assistance

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Security Clearance Process

Back in 2005 the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) put the government-wide security clearance process on its “High Risk” list of federal areas in need…
Adjudication

Many posts on this forum have commented on how long the adjudication phase of the background investigation process is and that no reliable benchmark information…
Career AdviceSecurity Clearance Jobs

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) has published the new Intelligence.gov website, showcasing the people, organizations, and work the Intelligence Community (IC) provides in…