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PolygraphSecurity Clearance Process

Want to know the value of a security clearance? Ask someone who has had theirs revoked and fails to get it reinstated upon an appeal to the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA). While the accuracy of polygraph examinations remains so controversial that they’re inadmissible in most courts, they

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Background InvestigationsSecurity Clearance Jobs

We’re launching a new article series at highlighting security clearance professions. If you work in the security clearance industry and would like to be featured email [email protected] Security Clearance Career Profile: Investigating the Tough Cases by Ericka Cady for Until recently I worked at the Defense Office of

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IMPACT 2011 took place in Chantilly, Va. this week and while the event was off-the-record, it’s worth reporting the hot topics discussed in this gathering of security officers and experts. With hundreds of Facility Security Officers and Information System Security Officers in attendance the forum was a hot venue for information

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Security Clearance Denial

A monograph on “Debt and Home Foreclosures: Their Effect on National Security Clearances” by Sheldon I. Cohen, a prominent Washington D.C. area attorney specializing in national security clearance, was recently posted at his website. Cohen reviewed 62 case decisions by Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA) Administrative Judges between

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