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Obtaining Security Clearance

The Department of State (DoS) Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DSS) is the division that processes and conducts all background investigations for DoS employees and contractors working for DoS. They are one of the few agencies that handle their own investigations in lieu of using the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency.

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Security Clearance Denial

I have read through some pretty interesting case summaries over the years, but this Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) case I ran across stood out for the blatant fabrication of information that turned out to be completely false. The DoD initially denied this contractor clearance eligibility based on

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Security Clearance Jobs

A white paper pushing for continued security clearance process reform was recently published by the National Security Space Association (NSSA). Not to be confused with…
Security Clearance Process

A little over a year ago the background investigation case inventory stood at 212,000 during the transition of transferring responsibility from the Office of Personnel…
Obtaining Security Clearance

It is a fairly good bet that not all security clearance applicants read the fine print in the instructions section before filling out the Questionnaire…