Dating a foreign national security clearance
Those who have contracts with Public Works and Government Services Canada are bound by the Industrial Security Program, a sub-set of the GSP.
To access designated information, one must have at least standard reliability status (see Hierarchy below).
Those with National Security Clearance are commonly required to sign a statement to the effect that they agree to abide by the restrictions of the Official Secrets Act (OSA).
This is popularly referred to as "signing the Official Secrets Act".
A clearance by itself is normally not sufficient to gain access; the organization must also determine that the cleared individual needs to know specific information.
No one is supposed to be granted automatic access to classified information solely because of rank, position, or a security clearance.
The SC again is focused on susceptibility to espionage persuasion, and is required for an individual to have long-term unsupervised access to SECRET material and occasional access to TOP SECRET (TS) material, whilst for regular access to TS the DV is required.Only those that are deemed to be loyal and reliable, and have been cleared are allowed to access sensitive information.The policy was most recently revised on 20 October 2014.A security clearance is a status granted to individuals allowing them access to classified information (state or organizational secrets) or to restricted areas, after completion of a thorough background check.
The term "security clearance" is also sometimes used in private organizations that have a formal process to vet employees for access to sensitive information.In addition to National Security Clearances, other types of roles and organisations stipulate a need for clearances, including: In the United States, a security clearance is an official determination that an individual may access information classified by the United States Government.