A Look At NSA Contractor Booz Allen And Employer Of NSA Leaker Edward Snowden (Updated)

Booz Allen’s Top-Secret Workforce -- Wall Street Journal

Of the almost 25,000 people employed by the management and technology consultancy, 76% have government security clearances allowing them to handle information considered sensitive to national security

James Snowden, a 29-year old employee of consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton, came out as the source of leaked information on government surveillance systems over the weekend, in a fascinating interview with The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald. The revelation has put the spotlight on Booz Allen, a company made up of almost 25,000 people, 76% of whom have government security clearances allowing them to handle sensitive national security information.

Mr. Snowden said his role as a systems administrator at NYSE-listed Booz Allen gave him wide-ranging access to the surveillance systems used by U.S. intelligence agencies. That’s because the company is one of the most trusted private-sector contractors to the intelligence community, almost solely-focussed on customers in the U.S. government.

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Booz Allen on hot seat after Edward Snowden leaks -- MSN Money
Booz Allen Statement on Reports of Leaked Information -- Booz Allen Hamilton
Booz Allen, Snowden's employer, calls leak admission 'shocking,' vows to work with authorities -- FOX News/AP
Booz Allen confirms it employs confessed leaker Snowden -- Reuters
Edward Snowden: employer Booz Allen decries 'grave violation' of company code -- The Telegraph
Booz Allen Hamilton: Edward Snowden News 'Shocking', 'A Grave Violation' -- Huffington Post
NSA Whistleblower Revealed: Edward Snowden Worked At Booz Allen For Less Than Three Months -- International Business Times
Defense contractor Booz Allen says it employs confessed NSA leaker Edward Snowden -- al.com
Booz Allen Confirms Whistleblower Works For Them, Says Leak Is 'Shocking' -- SFGate/Business Insider
Seven facts about Booz Allen Hamilton -- Washington Post
Booz Allen operation grew rapidly from $2m contract -- Washington Post
The Carlyle Group Has Made $2 Billion Off Of Booz Allen -- Forbes
Booz Allen’s Role in N.S.A. Case Puts Spotlight on Carlyle -- New York Times
Booz Allen Hamilton shares fall -- Bloomberg Businessweek/AP
Edward Snowden’s Employer, Booz Allen Hamilton, Has a Huge PR Problem -- Daniel Gross, Daily Beast

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