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The many federal department and agencies engaged in top-secret work have common functions: security and counterintelligence, which involves the granting and policing of security clearances and counter-espionage; law enforcement involving sensitive matters; information and physical security for communications networks and officials; investigative and office of the inspector general activities; elements of research and development relating to counterterrorism; some departmental or agency entity for the receipt of intelligence information, particularly for senior officials, regarding foreign policy issues, counterterrorism and threats to national security; participation in government-wide exercises, disaster preparedness, critical infrastructure protection and continuity of government programs. The specific civil government department and agencies with identified top-secret work:

Source: Adapted from U.S. government regulations, "U.S. Government Manual", and "An Overview of the U.S. Intelligence Community"
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Top Secret Work
Number of Work Locations

31

Number of Contracting Clients

4

Types of Work (12)  
Types of Work
The Post has divided Top Secret work into ten categories. Companies' work for the government falls under the type(s) shown. For a detailed description of a category, click on the function or type it into one of our searches.
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