Security Clearance Insecurity

Millions of jobs require a U.S. government security clearance. Getting or keeping one is an anxiety-inducing process shrouded in mystery, and sometimes, urban legend. From drug use and bankruptcy to cryptocurrencies and motorcycle gangs, we unpack all of your top (or most unexpected) security clearance questions. We also talk with some of the leading experts and government officials charged with overseeing the security clearance process and establishing security policies. Security Clearance Insecurity demystifies security clearances, delivers expert insight, and answers the questions you'd never ask at work. Hosted by's Lindy Kyzer and Sean Bigley, security clearance legal correspondent and regular ClearanceJobs contributor.

Latest Podcasts / Episodes

  • Drug use is a growing security clearance consideration, with 17 states legalizing the drug at the state leve l and the rapid growth in CBD products. It’s important to understand that because marijuana use remains…
    November 8, 2021
  • ClearanceJobs talks with Heather Green, director of the Vetting Risk Operations Center at the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency about reaching full enrollment of the DoD clearance population into the continuous vetting program. It’s a…
    October 8, 2021
  • ClearanceJobs sits down with William Henderson to discuss foreign nationals and your security clearance, and Sean Bigley and Lindy Kyzer chat about legal issues surrounding your security clearance.
    October 1, 2021