Category Archives: Clearance Procedures

Rebutting And Appealing Security Clearance Denials

The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO) is a Central Adjudication Facility (CAF) that is part of the Defense Security Service. DISCO processes about 150,000 personnel security clearances each year for DoD contractors and contractors of 23 other federal agencies. … Continue reading

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The Subject Interview

The Enhanced Subject Interview (ESI) is a required part of all investigations and periodic reinvestigations for Top Secret clearances. It is also a standard part of Moderate Risk Background Investigations (MBIs) for Moderate Risk Public Trust Positions and Background Investigations … Continue reading

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Preparing for a Polygraph Exam

Some federal clearances for Sensitive Compartment Information (SCI) and other Special Access Programs (SAP) require a polygraph screening examination in addition to a Single Scope Background Investigation. Generally polygraph exams are not used when only a collateral security clearance is … Continue reading

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