Tag Archives: defense and intelligence contractors

  • What a Recruiter Needs Upfront to Verify Your Security Clearance

    Should I give my security clearance information to a recruiter when they ask for it over the phone? As a recruiter I frequently ask job seekers for this information. I need to know you have a security clearance before you come in for an interview. That means I need your ful… more

  • February 11 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Double Whammy for Pentagon David Rogers, Politico. While much of what little public focus there is about impending defense cuts focuses on the sequestration train wreck set to come crashing into the station on March 1, it’s actually a double tap situation for DoD as they str… more

  • Booz Allen, SAIC, CACI, and Alion Science score major contracts with Department of Defense

    Cleared job seekers, FYI: Various defense contractors have recently scored big defense department contracts with a strong focus on cybersecurity. Herndon, Virginia-based technology consulting firm Booz, Allen & Hamilton Inc. has been the busiest, landing numerous Department o… more

  • Cyber Security Market: US Federal Government Will Invest $55 Billion Over Next 6 Years

    Of particular interest to security cleared job seekers in the cyber security field is the following statistic:The U.S. Federal Government will spend about$55 billion on cyber security over the next six years.Persistent weaknesses in cyber security policies and practices continue … more

  • How to Receive and Maintain Your Security Clearance

    The Defense Security Service’s new brochure on security clearance eligibility is available here.The DSS’s training video “Tips for e-QIP Submission” which  includes 10 tips for completing the SF-86 via e-QIP and is intended to aid in successful submission of your securit… more