In yesterday’s USA Today, a report titled “White House looks for faster top secret clearances” details the positive efforts of Office of Management and Budget deputy director Clay Johnson to reduce the security clearance backlog. The idea, is that extensive background checks, specifically interviewing a clearance applicant’s friends and neighbors
Recently, I received notice from my company Factility Security Officer (FSO) that my security clearance is due for reinvestigation. Even via email and the written work, I can clearly tell he’s a bit anxious. I knew we had 90 days to slowly and carefully complete the data entry in e-QIP.