Insider Threat Special Report: Contracting at the NSA

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Steven Bay was a contractor with Booz Allen Hamilton for nine years.  He was working on an NSA contract in Hawaii when he hired Edward Snowden.  You can read more about Bay’s experience with Snowden here. He is currently the Founder and CEO of S.S. Bay Group.

The latest allegations against former National Security Agency contractor Harold Martin have increased the concern about contractor access at NSA and in other highly sensitive classified environments. These are very valid concerns, and what to do about it is complicated, as there are legitimate cases for and against contractor access.  Assuming the government continues to use contractors in the intelligence sector, there needs to be a consideration of how the government maintains oversight and control of the contractors.

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