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Profile: Joe Landino, CIO of National Counterterrorism Center

Joe Landino has served as chief information officer and director of mission systems at the National Counterterrorism Center since December 2014. Prior to his current role, Landino was director of the open source engineering group within CIA‘s Open Source Center for nearly four years. He helped engineer and develop information technology infrastructure …

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Justin Poole Appointed NGA Deputy Director; Robert Cardillo Comments

Justin Poole, formerly director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s source operations and management directorate, has been appointed to serve as NGA’s seventh deputy director. NGA said Thursday Poole will succeed Susan Gordon, who was nominated to the position of principal deputy director at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He started his federal …

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ODNI Unveils Consolidated, Mobile-Friendly Website

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has consolidated the websites of organizations under its purview into one domain in efforts to provide organized content to the public through a single online location. ODNI said Tuesday the new DNI.gov combines websites for the National Counterterrorism Center, National Counterintelligence and Security Center and the Intelligence Community Chief …

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FEMA Report Underscores DHS’ Interagency Emergency Response Efforts

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has released the 2016 National Preparedness Report which highlights the Department of Homeland Security‘s efforts to prepare emergency first responders through interagency cooperation. DHS said Monday that FEMA’s report tracked progress from the last five years in prevention, protection, mitigation, response and recovery initiatives. DHS and interagency partners continue to …

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Former NSA, NCTC Chiefs Point to Security Threats in Cyber, Terror

Keith Alexander, former National Security Agency director, highlighted the growing threat of cyber attacks on power grids, financial systems and other critical infrastructure during a recent Aspen Security Forum event, Politico reported Thursday. Josh Gerstein writes that Alexander anticipates that Congress will pass the proposed legislation on cyber information sharing between …

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Nicholas Rasmussen: Terror Landscape Veers From Central Leadership

Nicholas Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, outlined the center’s efforts to combat current terrorist threats around the world during testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday. “[Our] attention is concentrated on the security crises in Iraq and Syria—and rightly so. But we continue to detect, disrupt, and defeat threats from …

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Matthew Olsen: Al-Qaida’s Network ‘Less Centralized’

Matthew Olsen, director of National Counterterrorism Center, has testified on the homeland security threat picture and how the NCTC responds to it before the House Committee on Homeland Security. Olsen told House lawmakers on Wednesday that terrorist threat has continued to grow and become more diffused across South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. …

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