Daily Archives: June 12, 2013

Booz Allen Hamilton, federal contractor

[Translate] Booz Allen Hamilton, federal contractor How do you keep secrets when Booz Allen, just one of many intelligence contractors, has more than 12,000 employees with top secret access? By Dan Murphy, Staff writer / June 10, 2013 Honey, did you … Continue reading

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Contractors fret about freeze-out after Snowden leak

[Translate] Contractors fret about freeze-out after Snowden leak By: Leigh Munsil June 10, 2013 04:47 PM EDT Washington’s national security contractors are bracing for criticism after learning one of their own was responsible for last week’s explosive national security leaks. … Continue reading

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Private firms have tighter security; ‘Rogue’ leakers hard to stop, former contractor VP says

[Translate] Private firms have tighter security; ‘Rogue’ leakers hard to stop, former contractor VP says Published: Monday, June 10, 2013 By CHAD SELWESKI chad.selweski@macombdaily.com @cbsnewsman A “rogue” employee who engages in a personal crusade to leak precious government secrets is … Continue reading

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About 500,000 private contractors have access to top-secret info

[Translate] About 500,000 private contractors have access to top-secret info By Brad Plumer, Published: June 11, 2013 at 11:01 am One of the big questions raised after Edward Snowden exposed the NSA’s secret surveillance programs is how a private contractor … Continue reading

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Private contractors’ key role at issue in NSA leak

[Translate] Private contractors’ key role at issue in NSA leak By JONATHAN FAHEY and ADAM GOLDMAN Associated Press June 11, 2013 4:10AM FILE – In this April 18, 2013 file photo, National Intelligence Director James Clapper prepares to testify on … Continue reading

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Should Private Contractors Do National Security Work?

[Translate] Washington Post June 11, 2013 Pg. B4 Federal Diary Should Private Contractors Do National Security Work? By Joe Davidson There are a ton of important questions raised by the national security disclosures leaked to The Washington Post and the … Continue reading

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Our Privatized National Security State

[Translate] NationalJournal.com June 10, 2013 Our Privatized National Security State More than a decade ago, CIA Director Michael Hayden began enlisting the private sector to build the NSA’s data ops. Today Silicon Valley is a lot more involved than you … Continue reading

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Contractors To Handle Marines Corps’ Cyber Arsenal

[Translate] NextGov.com June 10, 2013 Contractors To Handle Marines Corps’ Cyber Arsenal By Aliya Sternstein One-third of the 1,000 personnel slated to handle cyber weapons for Marine Corps troops overseas will be contractors, according to the chief of the service’s … Continue reading

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Amid Rise Of Outsourcing, Shakier Vetting

[Translate] Washington Post June 11, 2013 Pg. 1 Amid Rise Of Outsourcing, Shakier Vetting By Robert O’Harrow Jr., Dana Priest and Marjorie Censer The unprecedented leak of top-secret documents by National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden raises far-reaching questions about … Continue reading

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U.S. Relies On Spies For Hire To Sift Deluge Of Intelligence

[Translate] Wall Street Journal June 11, 2013 Pg. 1 U.S. Relies On Spies For Hire To Sift Deluge Of Intelligence By Siobhan Gorman and Dion Nissenbaum The leaks by Edward Snowden reveal a vulnerability in U.S. intelligence since 9/11, triggered … Continue reading

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