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Nov
3
lindy.kyzer
Security Clearance Reform Again Debated on Capitol Hill
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Last week’s Senate hearing on security clearance reform focused on defense contractors and necessary reforms to prevent another Aaron Alexis from falling through the cracks. Several issues are of specific interest to the background investigator community, including proposals to shorten the length of time between periodic …read more

Oct
25
lindy.kyzer
'Cash Register' Culture Plagues Private Security Clearance Investigation Companies
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Yesterday the Wall Street Journal published a scathing review of the security clearance investigation process at US Investigations Services, LLC. …read more

Jul
12
lindy.kyzer
Security Clearance Background Investigations: Blame the People or the Process?
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Congress has followed through on their promise to bring increased scrutiny and oversight to the security clearance investigation process. In the wake of Edward Snowden’s leak of classified information about the NSA’s PRISM program (and his subsequent ‘Where’s Waldo’ escapades in the Moscow airport), congressional leaders are asking more questions than ever. The Security Clearance Oversight and Reform Enhancement (SCORE) Act was introduced this week. It requires …read more

Jun
13
ClearanceJobs
Contractors' TS Clearance PRs Suspended
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From the “really bad timing” department, a few days ago the DSS alerted FSOs that TS clearance periodic reinvestigations would be suspended for industry through September 30th 2013 due to the sequester’s budget cuts. What does that mean for those candidates awaiting their PRs to get on the job? With the U.S. economy still in a bad place, let’s hope …read more

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