Failure to File Taxes Will Sink Clearance Eligibility
The filing deadline to submit 2021 tax returns or an extension to file and pay tax owed was April 18, 2022 for most taxpayers. Taxpayers granted an extension will have until October 17, 2022 to file. It is well established that financial issues are the number one reason for a security clearance denial.
Spotlighting the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Security Program
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is the government agency in charge of ensuring the safe use of radioactive materials used to benefit civilization, e.g., nuclear power plants. As you might imagine, the NRC Personnel Security Program runs a tight ship to ensure its’ cleared employees, contractors, and licensees are
The Security Clearance Improvement Act of 2021
The Security Clearance Improvement Act of 2021 has the primary aim of ferreting out security clearance applicants who have or had membership or affiliations with organizations who spread conspiracy theories.
Security Clearances Down Under
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