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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.

Background Investigators and Productivity

Lindy Kyzer / Feb 25, 2017

Contract background investigators today face quotes to produce security clearance reports. Are those expectations realistic, and how are they affecting the investigative products?

Jacobs Technologies Awarded Special Operations Forces Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Feb 24, 2017

Jacobs Technologies was awarded a $771.3 million task order for Special Operations Forces Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics office in support of U.S. Special Operations Command.

Cypher Analytics Awarded Navy ICT/E Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Feb 23, 2017

Cypher Analytics, doing business as Crown Point Systems was awarded a $47.5 million contract for procurement of information communication technology/equipment (ICT/E).

Why Does It Take So Long for a Background Investigation?

Lindy Kyzer / Feb 23, 2017

When did the security clearance investigation backlog start? And what was behind it? We discuss that in the latest security clearance careers podcast.