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Security Clearance Process

As an add-on to the article “DSS Looks to push through the Security Clearance Investigations Backlog” posted by Lindy Kyzer on our main site, here are a few other reasons why some background investigations are moving at slower than a snail’s pace. Back in December of last year I posted an article about

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Security Clearance Denial

A contractor employee working for the Department of Energy had his security clearance suspended because he was caught viewing pornography at work on his government computer. After an administrative inquiry was conducted by the local security office, it was determined that the employee had been viewing sexually explicit material at

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Obtaining Security Clearance

There has been much discussion about what constitutes a foreign national contact when filling out the SF-86 or what the reporting requirements are under continuous…
Background Investigations

There is still a lot of confusion out there about what type of investigation is needed for a particular position and whether it results in…
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Security Clearance Denial

The first case heard by the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals Board in 2017 involved issues regarding handling protected information, misuse of IT systems,…