A security clearance is a determination by the United States Government that a person or company is eligible for access to classified information. View our Security Clearance FAQs page to learn more about how you get a security clearance and how do you keep a government military clearance.
The White House has kept security clearance topics in the news. There has been vigorous debate about who should be allowed to have one. Unfortunately a lot of these arguments stem from a misunderstanding of the security clearance process and who’s ultimately in charge.
Las Vegas has earned its reputation as a carefree ‘playground’ for those wishing to let loose. But its implied anarchy is overblown – and security clearance holders can forget about partaking in it anyway.
An interim clearance is a temporary and limited granting of access to classified information. It is routinely granted during a security clearance investigation and ends immediately upon the conclusion of the investigation – with either a clearance grant or denial.
DoD’s new clearance administration will use a continuous evaluation system that will routinely check court proceedings, bank and credit bureau records, and other open-source data to look for signs that a current clearance holder may be a security risk.
As it turns out, the same cutting-edge technologies so exciting to consumers are also of considerable interest to the feds. The internet, cell phones, and global positioning systems were all government-funded projects before they exploded into the mainstream.