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Go Eliot, Go!

Sometimes the most useful information is in plain sight—as long as you know where to look for it.

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“One of the non-negotiables I will impose [is single sign-on],” Jardines said. “We may not take the five or six separate networks and tell them, ‘You have to do away with yours,’ [but] we’re looking for connectivity.”

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“It is very tempting to equate classification with value. The higher the classification, the higher the value is a common, albeit erroneous, assumption,” Jardines said. “Classification has nothing to do with the value of information; it only indicates the degree of damage done to national security should the sources and methods used to collect it be compromised.”

Read it all, think about the previous post, and dream of the future.

P.S. Author fake-name alert . . . Patience Wait?

Michael Tanji

Michael Tanji

Michael Tanji spent nearly 20 years in the US intelligence community. Trained in both SIGINT and HUMINT disciplines he has worked at the Defense Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, and the National Reconnaissance Office. At various points in his career he served as an expert in information warfare, computer network operations, computer forensics, and indications and warning. A veteran of the US Army, Michael has served in both strategic and tactical assignments in the Pacific Theater, the Balkans, and the Middle East.