Tag: James Bamford

What Business Can Learn From Intelligence

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I just read the interesting story about Edward Snowden in Wired, and I can’t quite figure out what I think of the man. He seems neither the patriot that James Bamford (not surprising, given his background) portrays him to be,

Snowden casts doubt on NSA investigation into security disclosures

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National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has called into question the competence of the investigation into the aftermath of his disclosures, which was overseen by the NSA’s new deputy director, Rick Ledgett. In a new cover story for Wired magazine,

Meet the NSA Bot That Could Wage Cyberwar Autonomously

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Edward Snowden has made us painfully aware of the government’s sweeping surveillance programs over the last year. But a new program, currently being developed at the NSA, suggests that surveillance may fuel the government’s cyber defense capabilities, too. The NSA

Interview with NSA expert James Bamford

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No one, it can be argued, knows more about the history of the National Security Agency than James Bamford. The investigative journalist, who served in the Navy and attended law school in his native Boston, has the distinction of having

REVIEW: Espionage. An Encyclopedia of Spies and Secrets

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By Richard M. Bennett. London: Virgin Books, Ltd., 2002. 371 pages. Compiled and reviewed by Hayden B. Peake The dust jacket describes Richard Bennett as an "intelligence analyst since 1966," and lists other impressive credentials. Nevertheless, his encyclopedia of espionage,