Clearances

Joining the Biden Administration? Read This Before You Apply for a Clearance

The five things you need to do before submitting your SF-86 security clearance application.

Half of Security Clearance Holders Are Under Continuous Evaluation

If you have an active security clearance and you’re not currently enrolled in CE, you likely soon will be.

Your Security Clearance and Protests: What You Need to Know

You’re free to take to the streets or social media with your concerns—just don’t get arrested.

When Your Work Is Classified, ‘Work From Home’ Doesn’t Work

That’s just the start of the problems for defense employees, contract workers, and their bosses who are trying to take coronavirus precautions.

The Holiday Gifts That Could Get Feds In Trouble

Think twice about genetic testing kits and products derived from the cannabis plant.

The Pentagon Has Officially Taken Over the Security Clearance Process

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency is now responsible for conducting 95% of the government’s background investigations.

OPM Cuts Security Clearance Backlog in Half, But Processing Delays Spell Trouble for Pentagon

The National Background Investigations Bureau is barreling through the backlog of clearance applications as the Defense Department prepares to take over the function in October.

Senate Clears $750 Billion Defense Policy Bill That Reforms the Security Clearance Process

Authorization act also contains 3.1% military pay hike and streamlines acquisition processes.

Security Clearance Backlog Drops By Nearly 40%

Attention is shifting to processing times and rolling out continuous evaluation to the entire clearance population.

State Department Official Pleads Guilty to Passing Documents to China

Holder of top secret clearance also lied to investigators in conspiracy probe.

What You Need to Know Before Taking a Polygraph

Eliminate the stress from this security clearance screening test.

FBI and Intel Community Release Framework to Thwart Insider Threats

Among 19 elements is the creation of a new career path for federal employees.