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fiasco II

Just remember . . . The problem was first brought to the attention of then-Director Kenneth Minihan in 1998 as he prepared to upgrade the agency’s technology infrastructure. But he chose not to pay for electricity upgrades along with the…

here we go again

The head of the National Security Agency has launched an internal shake-up of the nation’s largest spy agency . . . The reforms will separate the NSA’s spy operations from its high-tech development efforts and ensure that the agency’s technology…

kind of sad

The National Security Agency has signed a four-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium Inc. to provide enterprise-wide testing programs for Certification and Accreditation Professional (CAP) and Systems Security Certified Professional (SSCP) certificates. I…

late out of the gate

Playing a little catch-up; The always and amazingly readable Mark Bowden encapsulates the CIA-DOD intel dynamic. DIRNSA emphasizes the importance of up-hill battles but apparently doesn’t plan on actually fighting.