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  • October 9 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Homeland Security Learns to Love Small Spy Drones Spencer Ackerman, Wired.com Danger Room. It seems the Department of Homeland Security is starting to see the value of the growing small Unmanned Aerial Systems family of aircraft for domestic security and public safety missions… more

  • Does Your Job Have the Correct Security Clearance Designation

    According to a new GAO report, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) has not provided federal agencies with clearly defined policy guidance for determining whether positions require security clearances. Without this guidance, many agencies use an Office of Personnel Mana… more

  • Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

      [caption id="attachment_2808" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Fred Wellman with General Petraeus in Iraq"][/caption] Fred Wellman, President ScoutComms, brings us his weekly review of defense industry news via The Scout Report. Fred served over twenty years as an… more

  • Flexible Work Options – Do they Exist in the Security Cleared Work Space?

    At the AFFIRM's kick-off Luncheon the topic was 21st Century Management focusing on flexible work options for the federal government. The panelists included Sharie Bourbeau, Deputy Undersecretary for Management, DHS; Jack Penkoske, Director of Manpower, Personnel and Security, DI… more