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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 cases (62%) involving alcohol consumption issues. That is an astonishingly high percentage of total cases considering the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) only

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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 have not had access to classified national security information; a security clearance may not be needed for all positions. Last week in an address to

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Security Clearance Denial

Out of ninety-three security clearance appeal decisions made by the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) so far in 2020, sixty-eight of them involved…
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Background Investigations

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) issued Federal Investigations Notice (FIN) 20-01 announcing the release of the revised Standard Form 85P used for Public Trust background…
Background Investigations

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently published a joint Executive Correspondence (EC) fact sheet…
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