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Obtaining Security Clearance

Have you ever wondered how other countries process their applicants for a security clearance? Is it more or less stringent? It depends on what country we are talking about. Let’s take Australia for instance. They are in a strategic geographic region and have to be politically sensitive to relations with

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Background Investigations

I noticed a few entry level background investigators positions being advertised by the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA). This is a part of their planned multi-year growth in personnel and resources. Once fully staffed DCSA will have a mix of 13,000 government and contractor employees supporting the DoD and

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Security Clearance Process

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued requirements for all Government agencies to enroll their security clearance holders into an initial continuous vetting program by September 30, 2021. This initial phase is designed to comply with future Trusted Workforce 2.0

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Background Investigations

There are different types of federal background investigations and matching adjudicative criteria used to make favorable or unfavorable determinations. Depending on the purpose and level of the investigation, adjudicators are trained to apply the correct adjudicative criteria to each case. Here are the different types of adjudicative determinations: National Security

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