Berto Jongman: Classified Handling Realities — a Top CIA Officer Comments…

Government, Ineptitude
Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

Sloppiness in Handling Highly Classified Information is Widespread

While hubris is part of the potent mix leading to such behavior, equally important is a bureaucracy rife with poorly articulated and managed information, as well as overlapping systems with inconsistent security procedures.  Further, senior executives operate in an environment which is far more gray than black and white when it comes to the use of classified and unclassified information.