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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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Security Clearance Process

The Defense Security Service (DSS) has upgraded the look and functionality of their website in order to provide the Industrial Security industry with better information and easier to use tools related to security clearances and access to classified information. DSS’s Vetting Risk Operations Center (VROC) is responsible for aligning processes

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