The security clearance process for any government agency is tough – but NSA has made it much tougher on applicants by citing former conduct during teenage years. In recent cases NSA has gone back 14-16 years citing behavior when some applicants were minors and age 17 or less ! Attorney Alan Edmunds, a security clearance lawyer, has been helping clients with NSA security clearance appeals and has never seen such standards as are being applied today. Young cyber experts should seek advice before making a decision about career choices. Mr. Edmunds is a national security clearance attorney who travels the country helping civilian and active duty military. Call 800 481 2526 if you have questions.