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- The U.S. government is moving to make continuous evaluation part of the security clearance process beginning this fall. The U.S. Office of Management and Budget illustrates the timeline for implementation in its Suitability and Security Processes Review, a report to President Barack Obama that was released in February 2014.

Due Diligence Across Borders

- Before developing a partnership with a foreign company, organizations must conduct a thorough investigation to ensure compliance with anticorruption laws.

Morning Security Brief: DNC 2012 Security, Al-Qaeda Wants Ricin, HTTPS Everywhere, and More

- Charlotte police prepare for the Democratic National Convention. Intelligence indicates al-Qaeda is interested in producing ricin. Kenya moves to regulate private security. And more.

Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Bought by Navy Found in "Deplorable" Condition

- The U.S. Navy bought bomb-sniffing dogs from a subcontractor and later realized the dogs were woefully neglected. The subcontractor denies the allegations. (UPDATED 03/11/2010 @ 12:31)

E-Verify Program Delayed for the Third Time

- The compliance deadline for a controversial government program, E-Verify, has been pushed back to June 30, 2009.

E-Verify Deadline Pushed Back

- E-Verify, a controversial program under which federal contractors and subcontractors would be required to electronically verify their employees’ eligibility to legally work in the United States, has again been delayed at the behest of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, according to a release from that organization.

The Key to Winning Contracts

- NAICS and FSC codes

There's No Free Lunch

- Contract requirements.

The Key to Winning Contracts

- Links to contract information

The Inside Story on Outsource Planning

- When companies outsource their security functions, attention to detail, planning, and analysis are critical.


- A Booz Allen Hamilton survey finds that companies will pay top dollar to outsourcing partners that emphasize security.

Clearing the Way for Government Contractors

- A provision in the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, however, mandates that by the end of 2006 all clearance requests must be processed in 90 days.

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