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On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Col <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> N3td3v wrote "... i'll be applying for mi5 real soon ..."
> >From MI5 site -
> Who can I tell about my application?
> This is where we really are a unique place to work. Owing to the
> sensitivity of our work, discretion is vital. For this reason, you
> must limit those you tell about your application to your immediate
> family (parents and/or siblings) and/or your partner. We will ask you
> who knows that you have applied during the recruitment process. With
> the exception of the Director General, the identities of staff are not
> disclosed publicly. Should your application be successful, you will be
> given a full briefing on the reasons why it is important not to
> disclose that you are a member of the Security Service.
> Ref: https://www.mi5careers.gov.uk/faqs.aspx?subid=4
Lot's of intelligence people disclose to people who they are especially with other intelligencers. I don't understand that wording that they use because its not strictly necessary to hide your identity. That statement will just be a general rule for people applying, mi5 wouldn't be able to operate if none of them ever told anyone who they are.