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Background Investigations

During the bi-annual National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) meeting held last month James Onusko, Deputy Assistant Director for the NBIB, provided attendees from various government agencies and private industry with an update on the efforts to reduce the clearance investigation backlog. Onusko stated reform efforts were underway

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Security Clearance Process

For current security clearance holders there are some things you should know if you ever happen to have your security clearance suspended. Most federal agencies use similar guidelines and procedures when suspending an individual’s clearance, but the focus of this post will be on DoD’s process which is outlined in

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Security Clearance Denial

In one of the more unusual security clearance denial appeals I have run across, a DOE applicant successfully pled his case in front of the…
Security Clearance Process

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who retired last January, stated in a recent interview posted on NextGov that “the clearance system we have is broke”.…
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Security Clearance Jobs

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is one of the lesser known or talked about Intelligence Community agencies whose job requirements, much like the CIA, require…