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  • Big Declines in Security Clearance Determinations

    ODNI recently released its 2014 Report on Security Clearance Determinations, which details individuals holding a clearance as of October 1, and the number of individuals approved or denied a clearance during the fiscal year. For a second year the numbers reveal an across the boar… more

  • When it Comes to Your Security Clearance, How is Your Judgment

      What causes an individual to be ineligible for a security clearance? Many people believe that only serious misconduct will result in the failure to obtain a security clearance. By “serious,” I’m referring to criminal charges, excessive financial delinquencies and … more

  • Security Clearance Reapplication after Denial or Revocation

    Some of you may ask, “If I had a security clearance ultimately denied or revoked after exhausting all potential appeals, can I ever be granted a security clearance in the future?” The answer: Yes! The process is different between various agencies. The most common agencies … more

  • Will Security Clearance Processing Lengthen

    As many of you have probably heard in the news, USIS, the company contracted by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to conduct background investigations, has lost its contract with the agency. For those who are unfamiliar with how background investigations are processed… more

  • What Happens if Your Security Clearance is Suspended or Revoked

    Your security clearance can be suspended or revoked at any time. A suspension or revocation can occur as a result of an incident report or as a result of information discovered during the course of your updated background investigation. An incident report is a report submitted… more