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Selling secrets to Russia? It’s a bad idea

Christopher Burgess Blog, Burgess writes for Clearance Jobs, Insider Threat, National Security Issues, Russia

The headline read:  Selling Secrets to the Russians? Jason Bourne Fan arrested in spy drama of his own.  Thus implying the motivation for Gregory Allen Justice was his sick wife, a job at which he felt unappreciated and a fascination with cinematic secret operatives such as Jason Bourne and James Bond. There’s more to the story. When he was arrested for what the …

Travel with a USG security clearance? 5 tips for a secure trip

Christopher Burgess Blog, Burgess - Security Thought Leadership, Burgess writes for Clearance Jobs, NISPOM/DCID

Travel security for the cleared professional is incredibly important, both for personal safety as well as the protection of classified information. One of the first briefings an individual receives after being informed that they have been granted a security clearance, is the counterintelligence brief. Included in the counterintelligence brief will be multiple references to foreign and hostile intelligence services and ...
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National Security – Facility Security Officer & Cognizant Security Authority

Christopher Burgess Blog, Burgess - Security Thought Leadership, Burgess writes for Clearance Jobs, NISPOM/DCID

Working within the Defense contractor environment, the roles and responsibilities of the facility security officer are of critical importance. Thinking of entering the defense contractor market place or wish to provide services to a classified government customer, Department of Defense, intelligence community or other government agency or department? You will want to familiarize yourself with the National Industrial Security Program …

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Top 10 reasons your employee’s security clearance was rejected

Christopher Burgess Blog, Burgess - Security Thought Leadership, Burgess writes for Clearance Jobs, NISPOM/DCID

We’ve all been there. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO) or the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) rejects your applicant’s application package. What went wrong? Your employee dutifully filled out all the necessary paperwork you thought the application package was complete and tight. But here you are, reading, “We are sorry to advise that your application package for John …

Resume Security – Know what and where your are posting

Christopher Burgess Blog, Burgess - Security Thought Leadership, Burgess writes for Clearance Jobs, NISPOM/DCID

Resume Security – The security risks associated with resumes, including candidate provision of content and employer’s processes and checks and balances. RESUME SECURITY There are two sides of the coin surrounding the security aspects of the job hunt. On one side of the coin we have the individual and the risks which the individual jobseeker is exposed during their job …