Tag Archives: CIA

IC Vet Amy McAuliffe to Chair National Intelligence Council

Amy McAuliffe, a 20-year Intelligence Community veteran and a CIA officer, has been appointed by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper as chair of the National Intelligence Council. McAuliffe will succeed the departing Gregory Treverton and provide intelligence to the U.S. president, military chiefs and policymakers to help facilitate decisions on national …

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ODNI: Congress Appropriated $53B to National Intell Program for FY 2016

Congress appropriated $53 billion in total funds to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence‘s National Intelligence Program during fiscal year 2016. ODNI said Friday it will not disclose any “subsidiary information” on the NIP budget in order to protect national security. The 2016 appropriated figure is higher than the $50.4 billion …

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CIA’s John Brennan: Forums Can Help Encourage Public-Private Cyber Cooperation

CIA Director John Brennan has said he believes public meetings such as the Cyber Georgia conference can help professionals to work together to recognize and address cybersecurity challenges in the U.S., The Augusta Chronicle reported Monday. Bianca Cain Johnson writes the Cyber Georgia event was co-hosted by Augusta University and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce in an …

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Report: Former CIA Chief James Woolsey to Serve as Donald Trump’s Senior National Security Adviser

James Woolsey, former CIA director during President Bill Clinton’s administration, has joined Donald Trump’s presidential campaign to serve as senior adviser on national security, intelligence and defense, Politico reported Monday. Brianna Ehley writes Woolsey cited Trump’s proposal to lift defense budget caps as the reason behind his decision to join …

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WilmerHale Partner Shirley Woodward Nominated CIA IG

President Barack Obama has nominated Shirley Woodward, a partner in law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP‘s litigation and controversy department for six years, to the inspector general post at the CIA inspector general. Woodward started work in WilmerHale as an associate in 2001 and became a counsel at the firm …

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ODNI Unveils First Intell Community Workforce Diversity Report

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has issued a report that examines workforce diversity across 17 agencies that operate under the Intelligence Community. The Annual Demographic Report: Hiring and Retention of Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities in the United States Intelligence Community Fiscal Year 2015 shows that the percentage …

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CBO: Intell Authorization Bill’s Unclassified Provisions Would Cost $521M Through Fiscal 2021

The Congressional Budget Office estimates it would cost the federal government approximately $521 million over five years to implement unclassified programs under the House’s Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017. CBO said Wednesday the bill, if enacted, will also have an impact on direct spending and revenues but will not impose costs on state, …

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