Tag Archives: Brookings Institution

Christopher Krebs: CISA Hasn’t Yet Seen ‘Coordinated’ Foreign Effort to Influence US Elections

Christopher Krebs

Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said CISA has not seen a “coordinated” effort of foreign election interference to date.

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Kevin McAleenan Unveils New DHS Anti-Terrorism Framework

Kevin McAleenan, acting secretary of homeland security, has announced his department's new strategic framework to address terrorism and targeted violence. The Department of Homeland Security said Friday that its new strategic framework aims to understand the changing terrorism environment, prevent terrorists from U.S. entry and boost defenses of the country's infrastructure.

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Brookings Institution Report: Global Internet Disruptions Cost at Least $2B Over 12-Month Period

A study released by the Brookings Institution has found that the economic cost of temporary internet shutdowns that occurred in various parts of the world between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016 reached at least $2.4 billion. Darrell West — vice president and director of governance studies and founding director of the Brookings Institution’s …

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Ron Sanders: Senior Executive Service Needs Reform

A group of former U.S. government executives will propose a blueprint to overhaul the Senior Executive Service next spring, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Emily Kopp writes several former high-ranking federal officials gathered last week to brainstorm strategies for SES reform through an initiative sponsored by the Brookings Institution and …

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Ben Bernanke Joins the Brookings Institution as a Distinguished Fellow

Ben Bernanke has joined the Brookings Institution after serving as head of the Federal Reserve for eight years, CityBizList reported Monday. The publication reports Bernanke is now a distinguished fellow at the Washington-based think tank’s Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy. “Brookings scholars have a well established reputation for contributing …

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