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Security Clearance Process

Those not working in or having experience in the industrial security world may find the acronyms and specific meaning of words a bit confusing as they apply to classified contracts, security clearances, and the handling and protection of classified material. As an example; an FSO must ensure all employees have

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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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Security Clearance Process

The DoD industrial security world is a huge revolving door with clearance holders changing companies and jobs at rapid pace and swapping one cleared employer for another. Take note, however, even though the new employer has a facility clearance and is working on classified contracts, individuals still have responsibilities to protect classified

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Background Investigations

I came across an interesting case about a U.S. Army soldier who attempted to sell classified information to who he thought was a Russian officer. The story, as described by the ensuing joint investigation conducted by Army Counterintelligence, Air Force Office of Special Investigations, and FBI investigators reads like something

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