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Katie Arrington files FOIA lawsuit in bid to obtain records relating to security clearance suspension


Former Department of Defense IT official Katie Arrington has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Pentagon in a bid to obtain records relating to the suspension of her security clearance last year. According to court documents, she seeks details of all communications relating to her clearance and between the DOD, National Security Agency and other U.S. government agencies. The latest lawsuit follows a previously amended complaint submitted in…

Katie Arrington resigns from DOD, announces bid for Congress


A senior Department of Defense official who helped launch the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification officially resigned Monday  after settling a protracted legal dispute over her security clearance. Katie Arrington has been on leave from the department since May, following allegations she disclosed classified information. In October she filed a lawsuit against the DOD and National Security Agency in response to the allegations relating to her suspension. The lawsuit was settled…