Ed Ledford, Author at ClearanceJobs

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(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Security Clearances

Ed Ledford / Dec 1, 2016

No matter how high up the ladder you climb in the Federal government, you may still not rate a clearance. Even if you’re President.

NASA’s Hero X and Changing the World

Ed Ledford / Nov 30, 2016

The new problem for radical innovation was how to bring the brain power of the rest of the world to bear.

CIA’s Mark Bradley Appointed Director, Information Security Oversight Office

Ed Ledford / Nov 29, 2016

The ISOO Director has the ear of the President and the capacity to influence to a significant degree just how transparent our Government will be.

Fidel Castro, the CIA, and the Church Report

Ed Ledford / Nov 28, 2016

Over the course of several decades, when the country was on full security alert and felt most threatened, intelligence agencies’ mission creep had gone unchecked across administrations and party lines. It was time to reign them in.

Macy’s Parades and NSA’s TITANPOINTE

Ed Ledford / Nov 23, 2016

Think of TITANPOINTE as something of a giant purloined letter. If you want to keep something secret, hide it in plain sight.  


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