Talk:Operations security

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Why is this a disambiguation? Is someone planning to create the Operations security (CISSP) article? --Liface 18:13, 31 May 2006 (UTC)


The article text seems only to refer to the US - Admiral Sharp's nationality is simply assumed, for example. Unless OPSEC is a US-specific concept, this article badly needs globalising, so I've tagged it. (talk) 17:24, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

I agree, and in case it is a US specific concept, this should be mentioned! (talk) 22:15, 29 April 2013 (UTC)

Nope, and here's why[edit]

I am so tired of folks on Wikipedia claiming something is "too US Specific, etc". First of all...I'm pretty sure OPSEC evolved in the US military and unfortunately this article reads like a piece of US military jargon. Second of all, I'm sorry you didn't grow up here in the US, but that's just the way it is. We like you're places a lot too--I know I certainly do and would like to move to a few of them! I can't think of a reason I'd ever need to say something is "too <insert foreign-country> specific". Always try to turn the situation around and think of it from the other side's point of view--that's actually part of OPSEC right? I am a a technical writer with a security I will definitely get around to fully re-editing this article for your review because it's almost impossible to read as-is! I have removed the US-specific banner... --MikeW

Well, then you should at least mention that it is a US specific thing and doesn't apply to other countries. (talk) 22:03, 29 April 2013 (UTC)


This article is extremely hard to read because it's so jarring. MikeW is dead-on saying it reads like a U.S. military document. I was going to copy edit it, but I don't even know where to begin. I'm going to skip it for now until somebody with more knowledge on the matter sees it. Hopefully that will happen within the year. Fdssdf (talk) 23:49, 19 April 2009 (UTC)

A decent enough article[edit]

It's not such a bad article. I think it reads clearly and succintly. It's more of a stub anyway. I think the article has a good start with it's presentation and organization of concepts. (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 13:47, 5 April 2010 (UTC).

Simple English Page[edit]

Can somebody create a Simple English page for Operations security?L.J. Tibbs (talk) 22:11, 21 April 2011 (UTC)

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Yea it's funny talking "loose lips sinks ships" on wikipedia where foreigners and USA people alike have prolificly posted USA mil articles. Doesn't the USA contract to how many other countries for it's secrets - much demanded by those other countries? I hope she has good secrets to not tell ! :) — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:35, 11 July 2013 (UTC)


Not entirely sure that a globalize tag belongs on an article about US military jargon. Leaving this here for comment before removal. TimothyJosephWood 22:32, 12 April 2016 (UTC)

Operations Security vs Operational Security[edit]

This article equates Operations Security with Operational Security. However, they are two distinct processes and concepts. The grugq references are about Operational Security, or computer and technical security procedures. Recommend deletion of the third introductory paragraph. SSGnono (talk) 02:05, 16 June 2016 (UTC)

Because the information is factually inaccurate beyond a reasonable doubt according to the provided source, I will remove that paragraph. — Preceding unsigned comment added by SSGnono (talkcontribs) 02:26, 16 June 2016 (UTC)