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Obtaining Security Clearance

The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Hearing and Appeals upheld the security clearance denial for a contractor based on financial issues, and criminal conduct. After reading the details on the applicant’s appeal presentation in the hearing, it is not surprising – here is a summary of the case: In

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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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Past Security Clearance Posts

Security Clearance Denial

Living within one’s means is one of many ways to keep yourself out of a financial mess. When money gets tight you shouldn’t charge mortgage…
Security Clearance Denial

The Department of Energy (DOE) Appeals Board has published the results of twenty-four security clearance appeals so far this year and among them were fifteen…
Career Advice

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…