Assistant Attorney General Carlin said "[The man] exploited his position as a cleared military contractor and systems administrator to steal classified U.S. military secrets. In doing so, he violated the unique trust placed in him by the Department of Defense. Insider threats by trusted employees who exploit computer access are a significant danger to U.S. national security and this sentencing shows it will not be tolerated.”
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- Assistant Attorney General Carlin
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(a) Former DOD Contractor/Sysadmin Sentenced for Accessing and Removing Classified Information from Military Computers (updated) - www.DataBreaches.net, 08/01/2015