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In the security clearance and background investigation world there are quite a few terms used that may cause confusion for those not familiar with the lexicon used by personnel security specialists and investigators. Below are typical terms and definitions used in personnel security and investigations processing. Security Term Definition (1)

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Security clearance holders are expected to self-report changes or incidents that may impact their clearances in accordance with the National Security Adjudicative Guidelines found in Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 4. Self-reporting, while mandatory, is also a question of personal integrity. The old adage “bad news does not get better

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An interesting observation was made by National Counterintelligence and Security Center Director William Evanina after three months of Intelligence Community (IC) employees working from home where they have not had access to classified national security information; a security clearance may not be needed for all positions. Last week in an address to

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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 support of our country and national security. Michael Thomas, ODNI Deputy Transparency Officer and executive editor of the website, said in a news release the

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