Snowden Leaks Prompt New Security At NSA, Official Says

Law360, Chicago (July 18, 2013, 7:27 PM EDT) -- The National Security Agency is taking steps to shore up classified information in the wake of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s leaks regarding secret phone and Internet surveillance programs, a high-ranking Pentagon official said Thursday.

At a security conference in Aspen, Colo., Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter called the damage from the Snowden leaks “very substantial” and said the intelligence community is working to reverse policies that allowed large amounts of sensitive information to be stored on one server and then accessed and moved...
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