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5 Times Bribes Were the Cost of Doing Government Business

Christopher Burgess / Aug 9, 2017

Greed causes many to run afoul of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Local custom is a non-defense, as many who head to prison have learned.

How Do Russia’s Spies Recruit American Assets? Then and Now.

Christopher Burgess / Aug 7, 2017

The road to espionage has not changed significantly since the 1980s. Here’s how Russia recruits spies and encourages traitors.

Moonlighting, Edward Snowden and Cybersex – Three Ways to Abuse Your Position as a Security Program Officer

Christopher Burgess / Jul 27, 2017

An investigation into the activities of an ODNI security program officer revealed gross abuse of her position to include moonlighting, in appropriate use of JPAS and idling away her time on games, social networks and sex.

Do You Want to Classify That? Consider the Cost

Christopher Burgess / Jul 24, 2017

The care and handling of classified information cost the USG $16.89 billion in 2016 according to the Information Security Oversight Office

GSA removes Kaspersky from GSA Schedule

Christopher Burgess / Jul 24, 2017

The General Services Administration quietly removes Kaspersky cybersecurity products from the GSA schedule.