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Security Clearance Process

A recently released report published by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) showed that the number of new security clearances and reinvestigations for existing clearances granted has decreased by 9 percent since 2011. The report suggested that this decline is due to a delayed effort to comply

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Obtaining Security Clearance

The Department of Defense issued an updated Adjudicative Desk Reference (ADR) in March 2014 to assist adjudicators, investigators, and security managers to implement the U.S. Government Personnel Security Program. As in previous versions of the ADR, drug involvement is considered potentially disqualifying conduct.  With so much media and press attention being given to

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Obtaining Security Clearance

Really? What a shocker! The Government Accountibility Office came out with a recent report detailing how the security clearance process is taking too darn long. This…
Career AdviceSecurity Clearance Jobs

The newest Security Clearance Salary Survey reports average nationwide salaries are up by 2% since the first quarter of this year. The survey of…
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…