News & Career Advice

Instructors Teaching How to Beat a Security Polygraph Under Investigation

Lindy Kyzer / Aug 19, 2013

Two individuals are facing federal charges after being accused of offering tips on how to beat a security polygraph, used to screen applicants for federal employment.

5 LinkedIn Tips for Security Professionals

Lindy Kyzer / Apr 17, 2018

Recently the Defense Security Service singled out LinkedIn as the biggest threat to security clearance holders today. Here are a few tips to help secure your profile.

Sharpen Your Cyber Skills with Meet-Ups, Professional Certifications

Lindy Kyzer / Apr 17, 2018

National security firm Sevatec recently brought on a new chief solutions architect for cybersecurity. We asked him five questions about the industry, and how you can keep your cyber skills competitive.

Security Clearance Statuses – How to Tell Where You’re At in the Process

Lindy Kyzer / Apr 16, 2018

Security clearance eligibility isn’t as simple as ‘approved’ or ‘denied.’ The Defense Security Service (DSS) Personnel Security Management Office for Industry (PSMO-I) outlines the various security clearance statuses.

Foreign Contact and Security Clearances

Lindy Kyzer / Apr 10, 2018

If you have contact with foreign nationals through your work or personal life, it’s important to report those foreign contacts to your security officer.