The Need for the OSINT Revolution in National Security – SCI Episode 33

Open source information is frequently discussed as the future of intelligence analysis. But too many agencies are still caught up more concerned about definitions than moving the discipline forward. Matthew Scott, senior vice president and mission technology strategist at Avantus Federal recently wrote an op-ed for Cipher Brief calling for new open source leadership. He joined the program to discuss the current moment and why at this critical moment, we need new leadership to help us compete with our adversaries. 

In the second half of the program Lindy Kyzer and Sean Bigley, security clearance attorney, discuss how to prove to employers that you’re ‘clearable,’ The path to a security clearance career requires an individual to be sponsored by a government agency or employer as a part of the process. If you don’t already have a security clearance, there are steps you can take to demonstrate your ‘clearability’ and help streamline your path to a national security career.