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Security Clearance Process

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency is responsible for running the DoD’s Continuous Vetting (CV) Program and during the last National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) reported getting 19,000 alerts so far in Fiscal Year 2021 on 14,000 different contractors with a security clearance. That means there were

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Security Clearance Jobs

A white paper pushing for continued security clearance process reform was recently published by the National Security Space Association (NSSA). Not to be confused with the National Security Agency, the NSSA is a newly formed group of government and private entities that represent the interests of U.S. defense and intelligence

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Polygraph

The use of illegal drugs (under Federal law) is a sure-fire way to lose eligibility for a security clearance, especially if you already have one. All clearance holders get a security briefing about their responsibilities, acceptable conduct, and reporting requirements. Most take it to heart and toe the line. Others…well,

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Security Clearance Denial

The number of security clearance denials for sexual behavior doubled from last year according to analysis of the top reasons for a denial. Three recent DOHA appeals cases jumped out at me because they involved solicitation of prostitutes or paying for sexual services. This has always been a source danger

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