Fred Rustmann - Biography
Fred Rustmann spent more than 24 years in the Central Intelligence Agency. During most of that time he was assigned abroad to posts in eight countries in Asia, Europe, and Africa. In two of these foreign assignments he was the senior CIA officer (chief of station) in country. He retired from the CIA as a member of the elite Senior Intelligence Service (SIS) with an equivalent rank of major general.
Rustmann founded the CTC International Group, Inc., a recognized industry leader in the field of business intelligence.
He is the author of numerous articles on business intelligence, counterintelligence and espionage, and has been quoted in many national and international publications. He has been interviewed by many news agencies regarding current events and other intelligence and security related subjects.
He is the author of three books: CIA, Inc.: Espionage and the Craft of Business Intelligence, The Case Officer and Plausible Denial.
Rustmann is a founding member of OpSec, an advocacy group for members of the intelligence community and special operations personnel.