News & Career Advice

Presidential Support Duties: The Suitability and Evaluation of White House Contractors

Sean Bigley / Dec 12, 2017

There are a surprisingly large number of positions deemed “presidential support” roles that the government actually contracts out.

Is Continuous Evaluation Working?

Sean Bigley / Dec 4, 2017

As it turns out, continuous evaluation (CE) has been quietly rolled out across key sectors of the government during 2017 – and it continues to march forward despite concerns.

Equifax Hack Poses Particular Problems for Clearance Holders

Sean Bigley / Nov 26, 2017

After seeing first-hand the havoc and misery wrought by identity thieves, the Equifax data breach was simply another reminder to never become complacent.

What Every Clearance Holder Needs to Know About Pre-Publication Review

Sean Bigley / Nov 19, 2017

The process is required for all current or former security clearance holders who wish to publish material in any format that addresses their experience while working with a security clearance.

Predatory Lending and Your Security Clearance

Sean Bigley / Nov 12, 2017

Among the many new facets of June’s update to the National Adjudicative Guidelines for Security Clearances is an interesting clarification to one of the mitigating conditions under Guideline F.