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Insider Threat

Evidence Points to Insider Threat in Downing of Russian Jet

Lawrence A. Levine | Posted 11.20.2015 | World
Lawrence A. Levine

Available evidence at this time points to an "insider threat." Someone with privileged access to airport food service and flight line facilities, rather than a passenger who was required to go through airport screening.

Matt Sledge

Pentagon Training Still Says Dissent Is A Threat 'Indicator' | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

A new version of a computer-based cyber-security training course from the Pentagon still classifies disillusionment with U.S. foreign policy as a "thr...

Matt Sledge

Burned By Snowden, Former NSA Official Now Helps Finance Industry Avoid 'Insider Threats' | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

As the highest-ranking civilian employee of the National Security Agency, Chris Inglis was just as surprised as anyone else last year by the leaks fro...

Matt Sledge

Pentagon Doc Sets Outrageous Standard For Identifying 'Insider Threats' | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

Watch out for "Hema." A security training test created by a Defense Department agency warns federal workers that they should consider the hypotheti...

The Obama Administration's Hostility to Whistleblowers Is Both Immoral and Illegal

Jason Ditz | Posted 09.15.2013 | DC
Jason Ditz

President Obama ran his initial campaign on a pledge for transparency and a promise to enhance whistleblower protection, both of which have been scrapped. Instead, the administration now forwards the narrative that whistleblowers by their very nature are a threat to national security.

Inside Obama's Harsh Crackdown On Leaks

McClatchy | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

Even before a former U.S. intelligence contractor exposed the secret collection of Americans' phone records, the Obama administration was pressing a g...

OMB Orders Government Agencies to Monitor Disgruntled Employees -- What's Next?

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

The White House and its paranoid Barney Fife bureaucrats have set their gun sights on the "insider threat" lurking within top secret America itself.