The fine print in Privacy Act notices outline the routine uses for federal agencies that collect information from individuals. In the case of background investigations, when you sign the release form you are consenting to allow that agency to disclose the investigative materials to other federal agencies for specific uses.
You probably are wondering about the strange title to this post and how the heck giving someone a massage could result in being denied a security clearance; I assure you I did not make it up! In one of the more unusual Department of Energy appeal cases, this particular denial
As noted in a posting by William Henderson on our main site regarding the recent release of Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 4 – National Security Adjudicative Guidelines, a few changes were made to some of the adjudicative definitions and concerns. Guideline H: Drug Involvement and Substance Misuse has some
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