Soliciting Prostitutes Is a No-No for Clearance Holders
Even though it is practiced across the entire country, prostitution is illegal in the United States. There are countries where it is legal and regulated. Regardless of where it occurs, soliciting a prostitute is never a good idea for someone who has a security clearance. What is the big deal,
Denied or Revoked SCI Eligibility and Possible Impact on Your Collateral Clearance
Many security clearances holders who have Top Secret or Secret clearance eligibility (also known as collateral) are wary about applying for jobs that require Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access, especially when it requires a polygraph. The reason for this wariness is the unknown of what happens to their collateral clearance if
Polygraph Reveals History of Prostitute Solicitation
In one of the more unusual Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals cases, a clearance holder had his eligibility revoked after a polygraph interview revealed he had engaged in sexual services of prostitutes, both in the United States and overseas, on and off for over 12 years while holding a security clearance.
ODNI Releases Revised SEAD-2 (Use of Polygraph)
Last month the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released a revised Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 2: Use of Polygraph in Support of Personnel Security Determinations for Initial or Continued Eligibility for Access to Classified Information or Eligibility to Hold a Sensitive Position. SEAD-2 provides policy guidance for