Earlier this month the DoJ indicted four PLA officers for the EQUIFAX breach of 2017 which placed information on more than half the population of the U.S. into Chinese intelligence hands.
Given financial stability is one of the prime reasons for clearance denial and makes up the vast majority (almost half) of all appeals on clearance adjudication. This topic should be a part of every CI Briefing for those whom have clearances and/or aspire to have one.
I pulled together four areas to focus on in “Four Counterintelligence Reasons Why the Equifax Breach is Troublesome”
What other areas of concern should be included as a result of China’s attribution to the Equifax breach?