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In an OPM rule finalized this week, agencies will have to reinvestigate employees in public trust positions every five years. The rule was initially proposed in December of 2009 but has taken two years to implement. In the review, some criticized the need for or effectiveness of the periodic investigations

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Security Clearance Denial

Writing a book criticizing the way your organization does its job and writing a critical blog post linking to a classified document on Wikileaks may seem like a good idea, but it has proven a good way to get your security clearance suspended for Peter Van Buren. Van Buren, a State

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Security Clearance Denial

A scientist in the Los Angeles area working for DoD prime contractor Boeing is under investigation for mishandling classified information. "Abraham Lesnik, listed as an…
Security Clearance Jobs

National Public Radio's Marketplace program ran an interesting story recently on how private industry is stepping up to the plate and taking over many intelligence…
Background Investigations

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…