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Obtaining Security Clearance

A federal appeals court found that an Iranian-born worker can sue for discrimination after being fired from his job after being denied a Homeland Security clearance. Hossein Zeinali was hired by Raytheon in 2002, contingent upon his receiving a clearance. He was terminated in 2006 when it was learned his

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Cybersecurity

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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Past Security Clearance Posts

Background InvestigationsObtaining Security Clearance

Since the first two threads we've started on obtaining answers to clearance questions have filled up, we are starting a new one. Please post questions…
Obtaining Security Clearance

An article in last week's Washington Post reported, "Maryland public schools will soon establish 'security clearance' educational programs for students as part of the state's…
Background InvestigationsObtaining Security Clearance

OPM recently announced (FIN 07-08) the prices of their investigative products for Fiscal Year 2008.  The cost of some high end security clearance products, which…