News & Career Advice

The Dead Man’s Secrets – Are Your Security Protocols Ready for the Unexpected?

John Davis / Mar 14, 2018

Security clearance holders are briefed regularly on security protocols and standard operating procedures. Unusual circumstances still occur, and we need to be prepared for those, as well.

How to Lose a Clearance? Mess with Money and Morals

John Davis / Feb 22, 2018

A wise mentor of mine once advised, “There are two ways to guarantee you’ll lose your clearance: Fool around with money and morals.” 

What Should You Do if You Suspect a Leak?

John Davis / Jan 15, 2018

All cleared facilities have implemented programs to spot insider threats. Do cleared employees also know how to report suspicious behavior and potential leaks?

3 Tips to Be Prepared for a Terrorist Incident Abroad

John Davis / Jan 11, 2018

Security professionals dissect bombings as one would a corpse after a mysterious killing. They offer lessons learned and advice to follow.

Elicitation and Defense Industry Conferences and Online

John Davis / Dec 23, 2017

Always remember to err on the side of caution. If you interact with someone whose identity you don’t know, report it. If you find yourself wondering, always report.