When a hostile service uses YOUR information to discredit your candidate?

You are the FSO and one of your stellar executives with a pristine history is caught in the crosshairs of a hostile intelligence services … they are populating the social networks with half-truths, exagerations and falsehoods which sully the reputation and call into question the executives’ trustworthiness. Are you ready for this to arrive at your desk?

In a piece I crafted today, on the blog, "How Foreign Intelligence Services Use Social Media to Target Clearance Holders

We discuss how Russian trolls took on a critic, a retired career intelligence officer, with impeccable credentials and had his honesty, trustworthiness and reliability questioned and he was booted from a career focused social network, LinkedIn.

Food for thought for your next CI briefing and discussion with your CSAs.