A little more than a quarter of the United States' intelligence community is made up of core contractor personnel, according to inventory taken by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Margaret Warner discusses the latest proposal for reform of the national intelligence community with Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan. And House Intelligence Committee member Anna Eshoo, D-Calif.
The US intelligence community has embarked on an ambitious program to improve data sharing to help agencies connect the dots in identifying threats to national security.
Citing the failed attempt to bring down a Northwest passenger jet, the president says that the "intelligence community failed to connect the dots" and lists some of the steps he ordered to strengthen national security.
President Bush has signed an executive order that restructures the nation's intelligence community and further empowers the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
SAIC ranked No 18 in the nation with revenue from health IT businesses topping $554 million SAIC also performs a variety of secret work for the US departments of defense, homeland security and the US intelligence community.