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Adverse information is

[a]ny information that adversely reflects on the integrity or character of a cleared employee, that suggests that his or her ability to safeguard classified information may be impaired, or that his or her access to classified information clearly may not be in the interest of national security.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Defense Intelligence Agency, Office of Counterintelligence, "Terms & Definitions of Interest for DoD Counterintelligence Professionalsm} at GL-4 (May 2, 2011) (full-text).

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