On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen entered the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida and opened fire on innocent clubgoers in one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S history. As a result of this incident, the U.S. government updated its surveillance procedures. Here’s what you need to know.
The previous administration created a policy that limited the power of the CIA. The current president has restored most of the CIA’s authority to carry out operations as CIA Director Mike Pompeo sees fit. Here are some of the biggest changes.
Last week was tough. I spent the entire week off the grid. Today, I want to share some of the lessons I learned so you can benefit from my experience without having to torture yourself like I did.
Are free market lines blurred when government agencies invest in private companies? How independent can a company claim to be when their budget is beholden to the U.S. government? Do the benefits outweigh the risks? Discuss.
This week’s must-read articles cover three steps you can take to protect your privacy and what the latest WikiLeaks release means for the Intelligence Community, as well as how to prepare for landslides and how to foster good situational awareness in young minds.
At the risk of sounding like a broken record, most of this week’s articles focus on prepping. Because any number of crises could throw your daily life into turmoil — from an unexpected weather event to the imposition of martial law. Don’t you want to be prepared?
If you, like my colleagues on the East Coast, are stuck inside on this snowy day, don’t worry — I’ve prepared this batch of must-read articles so you can pass the time and brush up on some important safety and survival information.
Fusion centers are a way for local, state and federal agencies to share intelligence information for analysis. Are these centers useful in thwarting terrorist plots? Or are they invading the privacy of innocent Americans? Let’s take a look.
The media firestorm this week centers on President Trump’s immigration ban. And since my goal is to provide you with information to better protect yourself and your loved ones, I hope you’ll take a close look at the first of this week’s must-read articles.
Protecting my personal information was one of the most important security measures I implemented when I joined the CIA. Even now that I’m no longer in the Agency, this simple precaution still helps me feel safer at home.