News & Career Advice

Do Ambassadors Need Security Clearances?

Peter Suciu / May 15, 2018

Whether you’re a career diplomat or a presidential appointee, earning – and keeping – a security clearance can be challenging.

Former Insurgent Turns Populist Kingmaker in Iraqi Elections

Tom McCuin / May 15, 2018

Moqtada al-Sadr partnered with Iran to fight against Americans in Iraq. Now if his party wins the election, he could choose the Iraq’s next prime minister—America should be concerned.

Tenet 3 Awarded $25M for Systems Security Engineering Research – DoD Daily Contracts

Caroline D'Agati / May 14, 2018

Tenet 3 has been awarded a $24.9M USAF contract for R&D of systems security engineering, lifecycle assurance, and trustworthiness assessments of complex systems at risk.

4 Steps to Fixing Your Problem Workplace

Todd Keys / May 14, 2018

At some point in your career, you will come across an organization that fails to perform at an acceptable level. If you are lucky, you will be the one tasked with fixing the problem. Here’s how to do it.

What We Should Learn from the Niger Investigation

Tom McCuin / May 14, 2018

In October 2017, four American special operators were killed in Niger. The Investigation into the ambush should make us re-think CONOPS and how we measure risk.

What is a Trade War?

Peter Suciu / May 13, 2018

Did you realize trade wars have previously led to real wars? Take this test and see if you understand the complex history of trade wars.

5 Questions to Ask Before You Leave the Military

Jay Hicks / May 12, 2018

To help you prepare for life after the military, here are five questions you should ask before you separate from service.

ViaSat Awarded Additional $85M to Upgrade MIDS for Navy, Army, USAF – DoD Daily Contracts

Caroline D'Agati / May 11, 2018

ViaSat Inc. will continue the Block Upgrade II retrofit of Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) low volume terminals, which provide secure, high-capacity, jam-resistant, digital data and voice communications capability.