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Obtaining Security Clearance

The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Hearing and Appeals recently ruled on an appeal granting eligibility for access authorization to a DOE contractor who was initially denied due to financial issues. This case was a good example of overcoming events beyond your control and acting responsibly in resolving the

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Obtaining Security Clearance

Who holds the most national secrets? While scrutiny has focused in on the contract security-cleared workforce, government employees still outnumber contractors. For years the number of cleared personnel was largely unknown, but new reporting requirements mandated by Congress allow us to see trending over the past four years. Check out

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Background Investigations

The latest step in the wave of security clearance reform is a renewed effort to apply ‘continuous monitoring’ to security-cleared professionals. The 2014 Intelligence Authorization Bill included a provision for ‘continuous evaluation’ – a requirement for agencies to evaluate public records such as credit histories and criminal backgrounds. Such electronic

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