Category: Law Enforcement

Fundamentals

Step one in crafting a security strategy: Know what it is you are protecting. I think this headline says it all: FBI unsure if missing notebook PCs contain sensitive data This from the people who want to argue they’re in…

Inside Dope

Don’t know this particular person, but I know his brothers and sisters and their song remains the same (courtesy of Small Wars Journal): Morale has become bad enough in the Iraq office that DIA has had to drop the requirement…

Watching Sentinal

The Senate Appropriations Committee’s draft of the fiscal 2007 spending bill, HR 5672, that covers the Justice Department and the FBI, includes both legal requirements limiting the bureau’s freedom in managing its biggest software project, and tart report language criticizing…

FBI HR Seeing the Light?

The FBI places cyber attacks among its top three priorities, said Mark Mershon, assistant director in charge of the New York City field office. In fact, prevention is so important the crime-fighting agency will negotiate its normally strict employment standards…

Iceberg Dead Ahead!

The FBI has failed to properly analyze staffing needs for its $425 million information technology modernization, putting the program at risk of delays and cost overruns, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. That would be Sentinel,…