News & Career Advice

Meet Your New Facility Security Officer – Wikileaks

Lindy Kyzer / Mar 13, 2017

The latest offer from Wikileaks – help your security officer patch the vulnerabilities from the source code of their newly released CIA treasure trove.

Booz Allen Awarded Naval Aviation Enterprise Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Mar 13, 2017

Booz Allen Hamilton was awarded an $87.2 million contract to provide technical, analytical, and managerial services in support of the Naval Aviation Enterprise efforts.

Listing Prior Drug Use on Your Security Clearance Application

Lindy Kyzer / Mar 11, 2017

You need to list prior drug use (within the timeframe requested) on your SF86. Providing more details than necessary probably won’t hurt you, but it won’t help, either.

Raytheon Awarded Aegis Modernization Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Mar 10, 2017

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems was awarded a $7.8 million firm-fixed-price order for Aegis Modernization production requirements.

Army Battling Against Fake Social Media Profiles

Lindy Kyzer / Mar 9, 2017

Fake social media profiles are a problem for service members. A contract request is for a commercial off the shelf solution to help find and get rid of the scams.

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Awarded Multi-Object Kill Vehicle Technology Risk Reduction Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Mar 9, 2017

Lockheed Martin Space Systems was awarded a $53 million contract for the Multi-Object Kill Vehicle Technology Risk Reduction (TRR) effort.

Top Reasons for Clearance Denial or Failing a Background Check

Lindy Kyzer / Mar 8, 2017

It’s important to know that almost any issue can be favorably mitigated if an applicant takes the right steps. A very small number of security clearance applications result in denial.

Millennium Corp Awarded Cyberspace Science and Technology Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Mar 8, 2017

Millennium Corp. was awarded a potential $16.9 million contract to provide cyberspace science, research, engineering, and technology integration.