In this episode, Matt Kelly and I take a deep dive into the weeds around the story of Reality Winner, the leaking of the NSA report of Russian hacking of the US Presidential campaign and election. We tie it to internal controls focusing on access controls, user controls, third party vetting, audit trails and operationalizing a compliance program through multiple corporate disciplines including human resources. It is a fascinating example of how current events which might not seem applicable to the compliance discipline can provide many and varied lessons learned.

For more see Matt Kelly’s blog post Intelligence Leaks and Internal Control