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February 26, 1958
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ApprokAO For Re'se 2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000080(6 a f t ? 1 AT FUR R T,[13 .. 1 ism s !', `,.. i ~ ~.:.~:., SUU 3TION NO. 53-227: dated 19 November 1957 CS-?i2 Cornunications Specialist Office of Corunications, PD/S A . Sunmary of Suggestion Tde suggester discovered an obscure but most significant fault of the combination safe locks currently in use by the United States Govern nt . It ,ras found that finger pri.3?ts left on the 6ia3 and ring could be du 3ted and true eombinatio:is found permitting sur- rcpt _ti ous entry. B. 5,L=rn.ry of Evaluation: On 25 November 195: , the Director of Communications stated: of this Office discovered a method of surrepti ticus entry into rotary dial lock s~ f s . This method has many se ' i ous security ramifications which Sri l l affect partically every element of the United Staten Gover rss lent handling classified materials. :irne Director of Security and I consider discovery to be extremely significant." on 26 Ikw.resber 1957, the D;rector oi' Security stated: "I concur in the opinion of the Director of Co unications that discovery is ez reaely significant and that it has many serious security rezii-f i_e at ions . ._ beli ;ve that discovery ay have served to proven' a a surreptitious p tra' i+ and serious, cc..sroimise of classified Information ." On 16 December 1957, Chief, , F1 Division stated: `Over and above the importance of discovery, an 25X1A important element I swisii to stress Jr, .this case is tl3e type of thinking brings to his assignment. He has a, most keen -perception of the 'hole pietu.=e' . Ory 2 _'5 -1 's 'LSS. Training 33.?.Y'rision stated: h3.i3 .J _Ft:~1V e~"u Is extremely significant 'icant and, c.n,svm.~i i This ang this doer. not coz;,.e under the bailiwick o: ' t` discoverer, we suggest the incentive f wra.rds Cc~mmittee shou'd. take action and consider t a' th -, incia y o C: Approve ~or Release 2b `768 15 ' li - 2~P D-~ $ ' 'X6b62bbbE 38-6 SECRET b February Approv For Rel de 2000/08/15: CIA-RDP80-00832A00 00800w' 'No . 5-' 12 27 Contd. sug e tf.G,e:n ;r nenu to the ape,2ia' Panel in or var to t;a n e c .,eraY,_ on l opinion from them . They coS'ii ntcd a folio;is Ai :."e is :-nc doub ; that the 3,) =;stion tias operational nctcn3ltial. For this suggestion to oe effective', l i e:+: e will ,3` to be a certain con-bination of eireums-t,-noes x esent. The suggestion ha:a offensive as well as defensive c'.3;~3li.cation aai could conceivable be used to ou: advantage. in telephone conversation of 25 "Ybhruary-, =ear', ;i that he aiu :i e .E.3.2"G't3]Sible Rene i Fib of this BLit pe uiv on Uig .. because it is a revision of a basic procedure and has very high ;Qcten tiai value . General - because it affects all the Agencies of the C overn:.aent as well as all business firms in m king safes. !e further horns the Coin. ittee will coraider this at the top of those categories., viz. : `'(5O.OC. C. Lime of but.' Sit f:us Hot in. line-of-duty (Cc;:,rno. spy;: 11. Executive Socreta;rv?s ie(!endatio n 1. Adoption of Suggestion. 7nr~~? i 7Q.OQ aw .kd based an lntangib .E Benefits (high-?generai) R; :"errv.). to other A:enc . E. Decision of Com-_i ttere V'Adoptca -? r:taxd 7 5b Letter of Atiercciati.on Not Adopted Referral Approved For Release 2000/08/15 80-00832A000200080038-6 25X1C Approved For Release 2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000200080038-6 Approved For Release 2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000200080038-6 Approves r Relea61000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000 80038 .. ",i......,: a!i.. ~. ... ? s .. +.Jik,. v c t $~ c~: ..r -l ~; i. `?I ! .7 y.J 2"; r'. , :.7 a ?w. Approved For Release 2000/08/15 : Cl 25X1C Approved For Release 2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000200080038-6 Approved For Release 2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000200080038-6 Approved FiJelease 0/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000200 038-6 .: "t?3.-L' We 25X1A GG S' ~ 01 `~`~ . 58.208 : da'tec_ 8 A `..' 1953 R , I, Un/P The : ,-U esyter rox:cses two ides s : (1) n. bre ado yn of M", requests into area groups. This break- Ii .oti~-ra could be acco:iplis hed by dividing the requcsts into areas of the original nationality of the subject o :f the ~eque?- t. Example : Walter P Wt3KI born in Poland zz..d now residing in Fr : ce, would be handled. by an analyst working; within the B ; ..coup ~; Po i3) of Tl ' . (2) ,?1.s signi=.=lent or analysts into area groups. This could be 'done by aasi;;,ning a certain ouuioer of analysts to EE, , etc . more requests cc ainGG i r G :1 a certain area, would natural ly have more analysts assigned to that area. The ids:/CIS control of the requests could be accomplished in the r c:an wan'ycr it is now being handled. On 20 December 195 DD/P Records Policy Officer stated: 25X1A suggestion to reorganize the Correspondence Section by ,;eographical area is, as you knows precisely what has happens : . . . The cugget;tion . . deserves official recognition . . . Please see that suggectiion is acknowledged by an appropriate r eti.Tard...9 Coi ?.ent by recut-? ve Secretary: respo .eibility .. -_t.av_ ensueing statement about jo'b 25X1A Approved For Release 2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000200080038-6 STET Approved For RelGe 2000/05: CIA-RDP80-00832A000200080038 ..28 8 Contd.; "?it is impossible to credit suggestion through the Suggestion !'wards P-eogre..ra because he is a Leriber of the section affected, and because the sug estion was not submitted through their channels ,"is ably refuted by the C/RI who states "Although is assigned to the ,/Correspondence Becti.on, his contribution to the reorganization and resulting efficiency of the Section is outside the requirements of hi a 25X1 A possi tion . Therefore It is requested that be given ? J c appropriate a earci co-eesensura to with his act-." The Executive e,2retaay endorses o uinion, as being cons _nance with r e ears and policy of the Suggestion Awards Co: - .ttee. On 1 February 1958, Chief, 02-M Staff, DD/P stated: The reassignment of personnel in groups to perform nasie eheciks by the co-responding area Divisions has the following advantages: 1) It establishes the RI Analyst as a country nationa..l:= ty specialist with an ultimmste objective of rotating Into the Area D;.vision as a part of P. career improvement progr,ar!... s (2 IuprotiP-c:s e ficiency of operations though. B tier work distribution, I vp: oved Work relations with the desk, Profteiency in lan uage; arid political knowledge, and ! cre co aetency in the transliteration phase. (3) Reduces the number of d: i f:cerent analysts that maI:e contacts with the area desks, reducing roving traffic between area d.i visions . 1) Pe rinitf3 'customer' c? Istribu ion of' priority work Over a greater ntmbe.r? of ana ysts, pr ovi.d tin- better service J where GLT n :?i t'>>.:>G y e . 4; . "i3ource .wontrol). It Is ree .iNu. ndc C3 that the Bugg ster be esvparised a nominal sin for ccntrlbution. D. Secr..,, "~..`? aat:tse c.1uit`ou of s rFees,tion. 4 $i .,i .~~ . ?:?' &''?. bt'..>e_ d or Approved For Release 2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000200080038-6 SECRET Approved For Rele**6 2000/O' ''5 : CIA-RDP80-00832A00020008003$.60 Line of .,+.t[.y Statue ri>iJV 'r Q.,n^.iy t ) ion of ConTtittce of ip.prcc Not Adopted Approved For Release 2000/08/15 : CIt 40832A000200080038-6 Approved For (Wbase 20W08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A00020008 8-6 on 'P Office (a) .ndex ?2"`E '3rw t' "I s'iG e ear~d3 ; w'L'3e .th iTE 8617 L ?5i.1 plate e.1 ca e 1133 e r ye of bis, vit se:c and new regis vr`.r S3t.. 1'b rf each ?' 1oyee the, .A envy. `these c.iris TJ";ou.ld serve as a". cross woul ft Y C 33ltx.ce the file now, in use which in - C Vie o16 the fu'at'G'_:t.? ion as a7p)..a ._ on the nett Cfai t'etti^7i i t 2 ? c,^?_. (st3.i3'ned labe~z ; Pa'e `., ed cuicl1.y and rmovo ace?'_''?itoiy e;o identify Can ;e{ i Ei fad, is ho .faing x-R2.-"r Sur'Ma2T Of Crr3 30 January 1958, .c:z.! t_- ar , Medical Staff stated! It is believed. -t; is is at big C114~' C' T":rlendab1e uggcstion, .'..,ntd will be adopted on or about 111 ch 1958, is diat: ly after the nve s ~,+.ion of r^edical files her bean co oleted. "'It, is a net 53; 'u''?#''hour 'saved CL~nv A ..? in, to t Ss r re. 1 RJ e rs T.. On h"'urei'l , -. t/^sfi 3.?3 Lv+ -`r 4r?r. 2 h 1a^I~o ia;c V`~ `t zC. of Padopted 5' 8o. of APPreciation Approved For Release 2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000200080038-6