Not All Positions in the Intelligence Community Need Clearances

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An interesting observation was made by National Counterintelligence and Security Center Director William Evanina after three months of Intelligence Community (IC) employees working from home where they have not had access to classified national security information; a security clearance may not be needed for all positions. Last week in an address to the Intelligence and National Security…

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Good to know. If the agency develops it’s own virus and malware protection for homework…even better. That way they know the home system is somewhat protected. It is a good bet they are all frequent targets of phishing and the like. Perhaps they can let thousands of clearances lapse, helping further unclog the re investigation crowd. I sus pect many will not want to give up current clearance eligibility as that is perceived as their meal ticket in Northern Va region. Remaining active and in scope is usually a leg up on uncleared or never cleared people. It isn’t a guarantee of getting hired, not by a long stretch. But it certainly helps.