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Trump to Keep Iran Nuclear Deal

Tom McCuin / Oct 13, 2017

Trump will keep Iran nuclear deal but require a list of actions considered “material breaches.”

DSS Argues It Will Run a Better Personnel Security Program

Lindy Kyzer / Oct 12, 2017

The Department of Defense is counting on Washington, D.C.’s short memory as it pushes through a plan to take over background investigations from the beleaguered National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB).

How to Answer 5 Tricky Interview Questions

Marcelle Yeager / Oct 12, 2017

When you come in for an interview, they’ve already determined you meet the qualifications. In the interview, they want to know if you’re a good fit for the company and team.

Nobel Prize for Idealistic Futility Once Again Awarded

Tom McCuin / Oct 12, 2017

Last week, the Nobel Committee announced that the winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize for Peace will be given to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

Could ‘One’ Security Clearance Fix the Backlogs and Delays?

Lindy Kyzer / Oct 11, 2017

There is a common pain point in industry – the requirement to submit multiple applications, submit to multiple investigations, and the ongoing need to renew security clearances.

Autonomy:  5 Ways Leaders Can Effectively Empower Employees and Teams

Melissa Jordan / Oct 11, 2017

If you want to enhance employee morale, reduce time spent on minutiae in your oversight roles, and improve innovation, then giving your employees more autonomy could be the answer.

What Bluster Can Teach Intelligence Analysts About North Korea

Tom McCuin / Oct 11, 2017

Some smart intelligence analysts who haven’t seen daylight in a long time now have reams of satellite imagery and signals intelligence that give them a picture of how the North Korean military is reacting to threatening language.

4 Changes Coming to the Background Investigation Process

Lindy Kyzer / Oct 10, 2017

How do you make the security clearance process better when it takes eight years to adjust one question?

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