News & Career Advice

How to Spot Disinformation and ‘Fake News’

Tom McCuin / Feb 21, 2018

“Fake news” is really nothing more than good old-fashioned disinformation, the kind that spies have tried to plant in the media forever.

Russian Meddling Points to Need to Update Election Laws for the Internet Age

Tom McCuin / Feb 20, 2018

There is real campaign to destabilize our  society and our institutions. That is troublesome.

Honeytraps a Real Risk to Military, Cleared Professionals

Tom McCuin / Feb 16, 2018

The social media manager at the Central Intelligence Agency, whoever he or she is, is my new hero. Not everyone can find a way to put an espionage spin on Valentine’s Day, but @CIA managed to do just that. The 82nd Airborne Division’s public affairs officer posted candy hearts with airborne-related sayings printed on them, […]

Service Contractors Get Good News in White House’s Proposed Budget

Tom McCuin / Feb 15, 2018

Since the bulk of the jobs for people with security clearances are in the national defense arena, how much money the DOD is getting and how it plans to spend it should be a hot topic

How the DoD Budget Process Works

Tom McCuin / Feb 14, 2018

The White House Office of Management and Budget released the president’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2019 (which begins on October 1, 2018) on Monday.