April 20, 2023

Intelligence Leaks Cast Spotlight on a Recurring Insider Threat: Tech Support

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Journalist: Dustin Volz

Further restrictions on IT employees could be imposed to keep them from accessing classified information by limiting access to a more strict need-to-know basis, said Bob Ashley, a retired Army three-star general and former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.

“Part of this is do no harm, you don’t want to do harm by cutting out analysts who do have a need to know,” Gen. Ashley said. “You can be much more surgical in this process without closing out people who need to know.”

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  • Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, Jr. (Ret.)

    Adjunct Senior Fellow

    Lieutenant General Robert P. Ashley, Jr. retired from the U.S. Army November 2020 after over 36 years of activity duty service as an intelligence officer. He assumed his last ...