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Featured Attorney: Dan Meyer
Published: June 6, 2023
Intelligence and defense contractors co-exist in a common national security sector of the American and global economies. But that marketplace is bounded and defined by dual systems of security: personnel and industrial. It is a business and legal environment requiring advice and assistance across many practice areas: personnel and industrial security, corporate restructuring, privacy and data security, political law, global ethics and compliance, Executive Branch and congressional investigations, and white-collar criminal defense....
Featured Attorney: Anthony Kuhn
Published: May 31, 2023
Tags: Guideline E: Personal Conduct
How does continuous monitoring impact cleared professionals and self-reporting? The big difference is, under the periodic reinvestigations, individuals knew how long they had between investigations. So if you have a secret clearance, you’re usually good for 10 years before you get reinvestigated, and a top secret is five years, etc....
Featured Attorney: Ryan Nerney
Published: May 27, 2023
Tags: Adjudicative Guidelines, Guideline M: Use of Information Technology Systems
The misuse of information technology systems in relation to national security clearance is governed under Guideline M, Use of Information Technology Systems in the Security Executive Agency Directive 4 (SEAD 4). Under Guideline M, the government may have security concerns related to the misuse of information technology systems as it tends to show an inability to follow laws, rules, and regulations and thus creates a heightened risk of coercion, exploitation, or duress....
Featured Attorney: Ryan Nerney
Published: May 3, 2023
Tags: Uncategorized
The reporting of contacts, specifically foreign contacts, for clearance holders is of the utmost importance for continued access authorization. All security clearance holders have an obligation to report potential security concerns, whether they are about themselves or others....
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