How to Self-Report a Security Incident or Change

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Security clearance holders are expected to self-report changes or incidents that may impact their clearances in accordance with the National Security Adjudicative Guidelines found in Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 4. Self-reporting, while mandatory, is also a question of personal integrity. Read more by clicking the link above…

I think most, if not all, of the major IC agencies have some kind of online tool for self-reporting. Using that tool also documents that you did report the incident. However, you can only use it if you have access to the network.

If you do end up having to report the incident in person, make sure you make note of the date and who you spoke with.