As you can see, you don’t necessarily have to engage in criminal or even on-the-job related activity. As long as the agency or organization deems that your integrity has been compromised, your access to classified information can be taken away.

If you have experienced any of the above and you no longer have the level of security clearance you once did, there is help. By contacting a lawyer either before or during the review process, you can increase your chances of receiving a positive outcome in the face of the denial process.