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Obtaining Security Clearance

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released a new Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD-8) providing policy guidance and requirements on granting temporary (interim) access to classified national security information. SEAD-8: Temporary Eligibility outlines specific criteria all agencies must ensure are met before granting someone an interim security

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Background Investigations

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) published the latest numbers for national security background investigation processing timeliness and showed a slight improvement from the last report released by the Security, Suitability, and Credentialing Performance Accountability Council (PAC) back in December 2019. According to DCSA, the average time to complete

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Obtaining Security Clearance

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Personnel Security Program is run out of the Office of the Chief Security Officer (OCSO) and is one of…
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Security Clearance Denial

Many enlistees going into the military provide false or erroneous information on security clearance applications in order to get past the screeners. Often times they…
Adjudication

The DoD Consolidated Adjudications Facility (CAF) was already utilizing telework capabilities for their personnel reviewing and adjudicating background investigations prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. That…
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