Obtaining Security Clearance
Getting, obtaining, updating a new security clearance or going through the Periodic Reinvestigation process
Of the 881 security clearance appeals heard by the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals this year, the overwhelming majority of denials involve financial issues. Most of the cases are pretty cut and dry because the applicant failed to take steps to mitigate the security concerns. Let’s take a look
As we all know, one of the adjudicative guidelines that could disqualify a person from being granted eligibility for a security clearance is Guideline C: Foreign Preference. Most of the time this deals with those who claim dual citizenship, meaning a person is a citizen of two countries at the
The long road that known as the security clearance process is almost at the end. You have overcome all of the hurdles involved, from getting an interview and being hired into a national security position to undergoing a background investigation and finally being deemed worthy of handling the nation’s secrets.
After going through the laborious background investigation process and finally getting notified that you are eligible for a security clearance, you now have to sign the classified information nondisclosure agreement (SF-312) before getting access. This agreement between you and the government basically states what your responsibilities are in protecting, handling,