Identifying critical information in the profession of the intelligence analyst is essential. I will map the available data to determine the ones containing critical information. The information regarding the communications with national security agencies such as the Federal Investigation Bureau (FBI), Homeland security and the Central Intelligent Agency (CIA) is critical. The files containing the ongoing investigations are critical in ensuring the success of the investigation. Also, my profession deals with the analysis of immediate threats to the national security such as potential terrorist attack and such information are very critical. Finally, the reports containing analyzed intelligence data is essential.
I will apply the appropriate countermeasure strategies to prevent the information from reaching the wrong hands. The employees will be provided with adequate training on the sound security practices. I will ensure that sensitive data is not transmitted via email or posted on social media platforms. The intelligence data sent to various security agencies will through protected communication methods such as encryption to ensure data security. The files containing ongoing investigations will be protected, and only the vital employees in the investigation will be granted access to the files.
Operations security measure is critical in preventing enemies from hacking into the system thus denying them access to critical information. It requires the appropriate use of modern technologies and appropriate organizational culture. I will apply the operations securities techniques to ensure successful operations.