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Blog: NSA’s Adm. Michael Rogers Taps Industry for Social Media Counterterrorism Ideas

Adm. Michael Rogers

National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers has engaged with companies in efforts to identify how they can help disrupt terrorist groups’ exploitation of social media, according to an Atlantic Council blog article published Thursday. Ashish Kumar Sen reports Rogers, who also heads the U.S. Cyber Command, told audience at the Atlantic …

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Army Explores Small Drone Countermeasures

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The U.S. Army‘s Rapid Equipping Force and Asymmetric Warfare Group have partnered to create methods and tools for military personnel to counter threats posed by small unmanned aerial systems, the Army News Service reported Tuesday. Gary Sheftick writes the REF is working to test anti-UAS technology platforms while AWG is developing techniques, procedures and …

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CIA’s John Brennan: Tech Proliferation, Nation-State Instability Affect US Cybersecurity Efforts

John Brennan

CIA Director John Brennan has said work to monitor cybersecurity threats has become a challenge for U.S. intelligence agencies due to the proliferation of modern technologies, destabilization in nation states and lack of cyber policy frameworks, GW Today reported Wednesday. “Because of the capabilities that exist [to perpetrate cyber crime]… sub-national …

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Tony Scott: Leadership, Skills, IT Development Key in Tech Adoption

Tony Scott

Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott has highlighted what challenges agency leaders and private sector executives must address in order to accelerate their technology adoption efforts, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. Scott told a discussion panel at ACT-IAC’s Executive Leadership Conference in Virginia that information technology and acquisition leaders must focus on …

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Jerry McGinn: DoD Should Use Analytics to Predict Industrial Base Performance

Jerry McGinn

Jerry McGinn, the Defense Department‘s principal deputy director for manufacturing and industrial base policy, believes DoD can better measure industry’s technology efforts against national security requirements with business intelligence tools, FCW reported Monday. Sean Lyngaas writes McGinn also recommended that the department adopt a predictive analytics approach to determine key …

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