Could sneak peek at WikiLeaks affect your security clearance?

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 3:38pm EST

John Mahoney, employment attorney, Tully Rickney

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The Office of Management and Budget reminded feds that if they don't have the proper clearance they cannot look at the WikiLeaks documents. OMB said that accessing the site could threaten federal workers' security clearance in case of spillage of classified material onto non-classified systems.

But how much trouble could you really get in if you sneak a peek at the leaks? John Mahoney, an employment attorney at Tully Rinckey, joined the DorobekINSIDER to explain how federal workers can protect themselves.