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  • Foreign Influence & Preference and Your Security Clearance

    As official Washington begins to pull the reigns in with respect to security clearance in the post 9/11 world, agencies are making it clear about how they will approach situations dealing with issues of Foreign Influence and Preference in their security circles of trust. Whi… more

  • Three Consequences of Using Marijuana After Your State “Legalizes”

    States across the country are claiming to have legalized marijuana. While they have the authority to do so for State law only, marijuana still remains an illegal Schedule 1 drug and controlled substance to the Federal government. Many people, including gun owners, security c… more

  • Three Social Media Activities That Might Cost You Your Security Clearance

    It should be no surprise that most clearance holders have active social media accounts on one or more of the many available platforms. Over the past year technological improvements used to track information and activity on social media platforms has rapidly increased. Whi… more

  • Security Clearances: Your Obligation to Report Foreign Contacts

    Security Consultant, TC Mitchell, explains security clearance holders’ obligation to report foreign national contacts. A foreign national is any person who is not a U.S. citizen or U.S. national. One of your many responsibilities as a person that holds a security cleara… more

  • Can Financial Problems Impact Your Security Clearance

    For most people there is a clear separation of personal and professional decisions, as long as they do not adversely affect one’s ability to do their job. But for those who hold a security clearance, many more aspects of their personal decisions are going to be scrutinized… more