News & Career Advice

What the SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Means For You

David Brown / Feb 11, 2018

The Falcon Heavy, now the most powerful rocket in the world, will affect the clearance industry in ways not seen since the dawn of the Internet.

Finding a Security Clearance Job in Virginia

David Brown / Jan 30, 2018

Who’s hiring, what are the cleared jobs, and what does the competition look like? This is everything you need to know to get a job in Virginia.

Iridium CEO on SpaceX, Reusable Rockets, and Building the Global Network of Tomorrow

David Brown / Jan 23, 2018

Iridium’s decision to use SpaceX for its next generation satellites cemented the era of reusable rockets and secure broadband anywhere on Earth.

2018 Brings Hope of Background Investigation Reform, Reduced Backlog

David Brown / Jan 3, 2018

The security clearance logjam saw little improvement this year, but there are glimmers of hope for 2018.

Career Goals for Your Defense Industry Career in 2018

David Brown / Jan 1, 2018

With the new year comes a chance to improve your health, your personal life, and your career. So what are you waiting for? The time for resolutions has arrived!

5 Military Hot Spots for 2018, and Why We’re Fighting There

David Brown / Dec 10, 2017

Hot spots around the world will keep the defense and intelligence communities engaged next year. Here are a few places they’ll be working.

How Role Players Prepare Soldiers, Spies, and Generals for War

David Brown / Oct 29, 2017

With Halloween around the corner, we take a look at role players: the professionals who put on costumes and create fictional worlds.

Defense Jobs for Mad Scientists

David Brown / Oct 24, 2017

The wars of tomorrow are being fought today, and defense contractors need scientists to help win them.