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Originally posted by marg6043
That only depends on the security level used, where my husband works the computers are replaced yearly and something my husband found out, the information is not even stored in the computers he use as his personal computer at work and only accessed by his personal card with the security level he is on.
Actually all the information he had is in a main computer nowhere in the state we live at.
Now that surprised him as anything he does in the computer is actually scrutinized by somebody else in another location.
Originally posted by DJM8507
In my experience, most highly secure facilities require that you go through various detectors/scanners and turn over any electronic devices, storage devices, watches, and even keychain flashlights, etc. They also have the walls shielded with copper plating and have detectors that can detect various types of wireless transmissions.
Chipped keycards are also utilized to access any computer system that require a pin, finger print, or retinal scan depending on the type of system being accessed. The newer ones have RFID locators that log your exact location in a room or building in real time and log it. The systems also tracks every single thing you did while on that computer including any files accessed, moved, or copy attempts.
This doesn't even include the vast amount of security cameras, and motion or infrared sensors throughout the facility. In extremely high security vault areas they have even been known to weigh people with ultra sensitive scales, coming in and leaving a room, forbidding any food or drink and with restrooms outside of the room, which require the person to be weighed on departure and reweighed when returning from the bathroom.
Employees of such facilities are also under constant surveillance with their internet traffic, online accounts, land lines, cell phones, bank accounts, and any financial transaction. This also include the family and close friends of such individuals as well.
A lot of you wonder why we don't have more evidence leaking from such facilities, and I am here to tell you that it is extremely difficult, if not nearly impossible. Even if it did leak, it would be removed and sanitized from any networks they were on, all traces vanishing.
Those responsible for such leaks would also face stiff penalties that would financially destroy a person and any potential of a future career. That is a best case scenario. Worst case would be that they have enough evidence that is brought before a tribunal and they could be executed or assassinated for treason.
All of this is the reason that I doubt we will ever see any real substantial information leaked onto a public forum. If what the OP has posted is true, then they probably work at a very low clearance classification level at a non mission critical position in an unsecured facility. In short, the information is irrelevant or unimportant and all the OP is doing is endangering their job in a time of economic turmoil as well as forfeiting any future working in a classified position. They could also be guilty of terrorist activity for divulging what they perceived to be mission critical sensitive information in order to circumvent the aim of the compartmentalization process as well as the goal of the contracted activities by whatever bureau or agency heading the project.
[edit on 2-12-2009 by DJM8507]
Originally posted by formerspook
We are instructed to tell people that we work on security software for use in government installations. (Not far from the truth)