Q. Can I apply for a security clearance on my own?
Individuals cannot. But we want to solve the security clearance Catch 22 dilemma. Under limited situations, we support businesses and organisations through a premium personnel security support and facilitation service. We offer a full life-cycle of vetting: from pre-vetting, candidate e-pack consultation and an optional ongoing suitability maintenance regime (eg. mandatory training, awareness, briefings etc). We also offer HR security strategy, policy & procedure development especially for DISP members. In short, we manage your security clearance portfolio needs. Call 02-6171-4171 to register your interest and also ask about continuous employee trust monitoring service.
Q. DO YOU DO PROVIDE OTHER TYPES OF SUITABILITY screening SERVICES?
Yes. We have an e-vetting and e-adjudication 'vetting-as-a-service' digital platform that is a PSPF compliant, investigative and risk decision service for all types of businesses, not-for-profits, retail, ICT, critical infrastructure sector entities and so on. For those organisations who do not need an official security clearance, visit www.cleard.life to find out more about our fast and affordable civilian suitability clearance.
Q. What is Security Vetting?
A security clearance is a status granted to individuals allowing them access to classified information and resources after completion of a series of thorough background checks.
These checks are undertaken to ensure that people entrusted with security classified information/resources:
Q. How do I know if I need a security clearance?
When you start a new job or contract you will be advised by your employer whether or not the position you will be working in requires you to have a security clearance.
Q. How many types or levels of security clearance are there?
Australia has four levels of security vetting, each higher level involves more rigorous checking:
The level of security clearance required will depend on the level of classified information/resources you need to access in your position, eg. 'your need-to-know'. The requirement for a security clearance is not based on rank or seniority.