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Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Webinar: Security Clearance Effective Practices and Solutions to Support Federal Cybersecurity Work

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Derek Scarbrough
Supervisory Management and Program Analyst

Operational Technology Division/Security Operations and Personnel Unit
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Bill Pedersen
Personnel Security Specialist – Stakeholder Liaison
U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Kyla Power
Executive Project Coordinator
Office of the Director of National Intelligence

More speakers to be announced.


The process of acquiring a security clearance for federal employees and federal contractors is often cited as a barrier to effective recruitment, hiring, and retention.  This webinar will identify when a security clearance is necessary for cybersecurity work and when agencies can proceed without requiring a clearance.  The speakers will highlight government policy as well as effective practices and solutions of federal government agencies for creating processes to ensure that security clearances, when required, can be obtained in a timely and efficient manner for federal employees and contractors.  


NICE Webinar: Shedding Light on Security Clearances - Process, Requirements, and Considerations

This event is hosted by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) in partnership with the Office of Personnel Management.

Created August 12, 2022, Updated September 28, 2022