The Federal Eye: nsa

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 07/23/2013

Fort Belvoir training school blocked access to Washington Post online

The restriction resulted from an article with a slide illustrating how NSA eavesdrops on international communications.

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Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Contractor that screened Edward Snowden was under investigation before NSA leak

OPM's inspector general confirmed the probe during a Senate hearing on Thursday.

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Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Government lacks uniform security-clearance guidelines, official says

Congress's watchdog agency found that the national intelligence director has not provided clearly defined policies and procedures.

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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Senate hearing will examine security clearance in wake of NSA leaks

More than 3.5M federal employees, 1M contractors hold security clearances, according to a report.

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Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 06/10/2013

NSA leaks raise question: Should contractors do sensitive government work?

Federal Diary columnist Joe Davidson explores the issue of whether contractors should have access to top-secret information.

By Joe Davidson  |  04:19 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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