Former NSA Director: The Holy Grail Of An Outsider Is To Be A Trusted Insider

Published on May 20, 2014

by Robert Westervelt

The painstakingly meticulous vetting process to become an employee at the National Security Agency includes deep background checks, an in-depth financial probe and a polygraph test, among other measures that can last up to nine months before the agency builds up enough trust in an individual to extend an employment offer. That was before government contractor Edward Snowden was hired as a system administrator. Read the full story on CRN