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Polygraph

Starting next year the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) will require all contractors who conduct sensitive compartmented information work to pass a counterintelligence-scope polygraph. The DIA Director of Security, Michael Londregan, issued the notice last week notifying its workforce that they will begin a phased implementation in January 2017. Ominously, the

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Obtaining Security Clearance

Contractors who apply for jobs that require a security clearance and don’t already have one may be eligible for an interim clearance while the background investigation is in progress. Depending on the agency for whom the work is being done, interim clearances can be granted at both the Secret and

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Background Investigations

The man who blew the lid off of security clearance fraud committed by former OPM Contractor USIS finally got compensated for his perseverance and courage to speak up and do the right thing. An article in the Washington Post detailed how Blake Percival, a former USIS Director of Fieldwork Services, went from an

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Obtaining Security ClearanceSecurity Clearance Jobs

As we all know, anyone who holds a security clearances must report certain types of information to their Security Officer. This includes such things as a change in marital or cohabitation status, foreign travel and contacts, criminal charges, financial issues, and drug or alcohol abuse. Depending on your agency or

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