Pumpernickel bread: Why is Booz Allen handling our nations most sensitive secrets? Sounds like the name of a bar.
Somaticasual: You know their security needs work when a guy that was hired for what - 2 weeks? - gains access to some of the most sensitive intelligence in the US.
enry: Somaticasual: You know their security needs work when a guy that was hired for what - 2 weeks? - gains access to some of the most sensitive intelligence in the US.Way back when I worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs as a programmer. Since I was working with sensitive data (veteran SSNs and health records) I needed to get a security clearance before I could start working or even enter the 'data center'. They didn't have the money for it, so they had me fill out the paperwork and said they'd get to it at some point. About 2 years later I'm talking to a friend telling him I'm moving to MA and found a great new job when he stops me and says "So what do I do about this reference form I got today about your security clearance?"
vygramul: And yet, we're just certain Snowden understands the complex analytical issues surrounding the Powerpoint slides he saw.
Hobodeluxe: tie that into the newest allegations from Snowden that the NSA is actively doing Industrial Espionage and you have the perfect storm
Hobodeluxe: berylman: generallyso: Well why not, they're already literally outsourcing national security. 70% of the nation's intelligence budget already goes to private, for-profit entities. What's another few percentage points?That is the deeply disturbing elephant in the room for me. Profit over accountability or national loyalty.tie that into the newest allegations from Snowden that the NSA is actively doing Industrial Espionage and you have the perfect storm
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