With the announcement from the news media of plans of the United States to use a new system to constantly monitor habits of federal employees and contract workers with secret clearances, you may want to educate yourself on an already developed program to do so. It is called an Automated Continuing Evaluation System (ACES). Most of you with security clearances are already familiar with the background check process so this isn't any surprise to you, but maybe it will serve as a reminder of the the importance of keeping your s_ _ _ together as well as a reminder to be careful as to what you or your significant other posts on social media.
Article Title: Automated Continuing Evaluation System (ACES)
Snippet of Article: "...The system, as it currently stands, can query over 40 different government and commercial database records to identify cleared personnel who appear to be engaging in behaviors of security concern that may indicate personal vulnerability (e.g., substance abuse, criminal behavior, or financial problems) or possibly espionage-related activities (e.g., unexplained affluence). Additional databases are currently being added or evaluated for their productivity of security-relevant information. ACES utilizes sources of information pertaining to ..."