Ed Ledford, Author at ClearanceJobs

News & Career Advice

DHS Commission Report Discusses the Lines Crossed in Digital Surveillance

Ed Ledford / Sep 28, 2016

As technology gets better and better, encryption is becoming the impenetrable door that all the gusto of law enforcement and the intelligence community can’t bring down.

Cyberwar Is Happening Now

Ed Ledford / Sep 27, 2016

The next war has already started. We just don’t realize it, yet. But there are some among us who do.

What It’s Really Like to Be a Woman in the CIA’s Band of Sisters Spies

Ed Ledford / Sep 23, 2016

Over the years, the CIA has worked hard, and fairly successfully, to change the culture and take full advantage of the talents of any qualified candidate.  

Life After Spying: A Quick Story by Valerie Plame Wilson

Ed Ledford / Sep 22, 2016

Life as a spy was all you’d want to imagine, complete with disguises and hair-raising moments trying to remember exactly who you are supposed to be and why you’re supposed to be doing what you’re doing.  

Civil Service Careers Aren’t Boring – Awards Recognize the Heroes in Federal Government

Ed Ledford / Sep 21, 2016

There are many, many great people out there working in civil service, true civil servants, who are examples for all of and who rightly deserve our warm congratulations and thanks.