What Contractors Should Do In The Wake Of Navy Shooting

Law360, New York (September 27, 2013, 11:47 AM ET) -- The high-profile leaks by Edward Snowden and the tragic shootings at the Navy Yard by Aaron Alexis — both of whom were federal contractors who held security clearances at the time of their actions — have triggered renewed scrutiny on the security-clearance process as well as the hiring practices of federal contractors. While the U.S. government makes the ultimate call on granting or denying a security clearance, companies that perform classified work for the government have important requirements in the security-clearance process.

Contractors have significant responsibilities...
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