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Adjudication

Much ado is made about credit reports and how they are used in background investigations. Many misnomers are being perpetuated out there, so here is a quick and easy guide as to what information an adjudicator is looking for on a credit report and what may generate a flag or

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Security Clearance Process

Facility Security Officers (FSO) and government agency security managers track the status of security clearances and applications for hundreds of employees and new hires. This can be pretty challenging with all of the moving pieces involving various data systems, agencies, and processes. DoD’s Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), which has

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Security Clearance Denial

With all of the talk about border security and undocumented illegal immigrants I found a recent Department of Energy appeals case apropos’ to the discussion. The statement of reasons and initial denial cited security concerns under foreign influence and personal conduct. Here is a quick summary of the case: The

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Security Clearance Process

The Defense Security Service (DSS) has upgraded the look and functionality of their website in order to provide the Industrial Security industry with better information and easier to use tools related to security clearances and access to classified information. DSS’s Vetting Risk Operations Center (VROC) is responsible for aligning processes

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