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Security Clearance Reform and the Obama Administration

Ed Ledford / Jan 20, 2017

President Obama is looking to codify his efforts to reform the security clearance process in his last days in office.

Do You Trust the Federal Workforce?

Ed Ledford / Jan 19, 2017

The Insider Threat and Security Clearance Reform (ITSCR) team has been hard at work for quite some time now, trying to decrease the significant security threat in our Federal workforce. And they’re making progress.  

Who are the 17 Intelligence Agencies?

Ed Ledford / Jan 18, 2017

If you’re concept of a cleared professional is limited to those skills most usually associated with basic intelligence functions, it’s time to dive a little deeper and see what opportunities are out there for you and your expertise.  

Government Trust Erodes – Can Business Save It?

Ed Ledford / Jan 17, 2017

To one degree or another, and whether we consciously realize it or not, we rely heavily on trust to function. We depend on it in our families. We depend on it at work. Society as we know it depends on it.

Cleared Professionals and Classified Information

Ed Ledford / Jan 12, 2017

Cleared professionals have to call it like they see it, exactly like they see it, perhaps with remorse and perhaps with apologies, but with absolutely no reservation and no concern for personal or professional gain or loss.


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