News & Career Advice

How to Report an Office Security Issue (Without Blowing the Whistle)

John Davis / Jun 3, 2018

Do not chance whistleblowing with those who have no interest in protecting you or the information you are bound to protect. Follow the proper channels to report wrongdoing.

Got a Call or Email from a Stranger? Consult Your Public Affairs Office.

John Davis / May 24, 2018

Even a simple request for an email address could be an attempt to elicit classified information. Do you know which requests to refer to your public affairs office?

Looming Threat to National Security: You

John Davis / May 16, 2018

Stovepiping can be useful for protecting sensitive information. It can also pose massive threats to national security. When is the right time to share information outside the chain of command?

How Spies Sought Out Germany’s ‘Revenge Rockets’ in World War II

John Davis / Apr 23, 2018

Germany’s ‘revenge rockets’ were uncovered by spies who seemed to be so unimportant they weren’t noticed.

How Elicitation Is Used to Scour for Defense Industry Secrets

John Davis / Apr 12, 2018

Every company who works with classified information needs a written, shared and used elicitation countermeasures program.