U.S. intelligence agencies spend millions to hunt for insider threats, document shows

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ShareThisU.S. intelligence agencies spend millions to hunt for insider threats, document shows 01 Sep 2013 The U.S. government suspects that individuals with connections to al-Qaeda [al-CIAduh] and other hostile groups have repeatedly sought to obtain jobs in the intelligence community, and it reinvestigates thousands of employees a year to reduce the threat that one of its own may be trying to compromise closely held secrets, according to a classified budget document. The CIA found that among a subset of job seekers whose backgrounds raised questions, roughly one out of every five had "significant terrorist and/or hostile intelligence connections," according to the document, which was provided to The Washington Post by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

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