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Defense Intelligence Agency Seeks New CTO

The Defense Intelligence Agency has kicked off its search for a new chief technology officer. The selected candidate will explore technological capabilities in support of DIA’s mission requirements and create implementation roadmaps to facilitate the integration of new capabilities, the agency said in a USAJobs notice posted May 4. The …

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Gina Haspel Confirmed as CIA Director

The Senate voted 54-45 Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel, formerly deputy director of the CIA, as the first female director of the agency, Politico reported Thursday. Haspel will succeed Mike Pompeo, who assumed the secretary of state role in April following his Senate confirmation. She has held various roles at the …

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Justin Poole: NGA Pursues AI, Automation, Augmentation to Address Big Data Challenges

Justin Poole, deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has said NGA has begun efforts to adopt artificial intelligence, augmentation and automation, also known as the ‘triple A,’ to generate insights from vast amounts of data and address other big data revolution-related challenges faced by the intelligence community, C4ISRNET reported …

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ODNI Report: NSA Collected 534M Call Records in 2017

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has released its fifth annual report that provides statistics on how frequent the federal government uses national security authorities. ODNI said in the transparency report published Friday that the National Security Agency collected more than 534 million call detail records in 2017, …

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Dan Coats: US Needs to Stay Competitive as Adversaries Launch Space Tech Devt Efforts

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats has said the U.S. needs to ramp up efforts to maintain its technological edge as several countries develop anti-satellite systems, space-based navigation and surveillance platforms that could potentially challenge U.S. space dominance, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. “We have to up our game if we’re going to stay …

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Army Intell Officer Maj. Gen. Scott Berrier Named Military Deputy to DIA Director

Maj. Gen. Scott Berrier, commanding general and commandant of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca in Arizona, will assume the role of military deputy to the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. The Defense Department said Monday Berrier will be based out of Washington as part of his new role. …

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President Trump to Nominate Kari Bingen, Robert Story Karem to DoD Leadership Roles

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate Kari Bingen, a policy director for the House Armed Services Committee, as principal deputy defense undersecretary for intelligence at the Defense Department, The Hill reported Tuesday. The White House said in news release published Tuesday that Trump also notified the Senate on …

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