Tag Archives: CIA

NGA CIO Mark Andress to Serve as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s CIO Forum 2020 on Jan. 23rd

Mark Andress, chief information officer of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s CIO Forum 2020 on Thursday, Jan. 23rd. Click here to register for POC’s CIO Forum 2020.

Read More »

CIA Holds Tech to Disable U.S. Missiles When Needed

The Central Intelligence Agency has developed a technology that would disable U.S.-made anti-air missiles given to foreign allies if needed, Reuters reported Tuesday. Jos Wetzels, a Dutch researcher, said at a conference in Germany that the technology is designed to activate foreign user restrictions on Man-Portable Air-Defense System missiles.

Read More »

Nonprofit Group to Offer Cybersecurity Support to 2020 US Presidential Campaigns

A group of cybersecurity experts formed a nonprofit organization to protect U.S. presidential campaigns from foreign interference. U.S. CyberDome will offer cybersecurity services to campaigns for the 2020 presidential elections, the organization said Tuesday. Jeh Johnson, former secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, chairs CyberDome’s board of advisers.

Read More »

Potomac Officers Club Announces Gator Harvey of Northrop Grumman for Security Vetting Process Modernization Update on Aug. 14th

On August 14th, Potomac Officers Club will host the Security Vetting Process Modernization Update at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. Monte Hawkins of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be the keynote speaker for the event. Gator Harvey of Northrop Grumman Technology Services will serve as the moderator for an expert panel featuring Casie Antalis and Eric Peters of CBP, Sam Robinson of the FBI and Lori Vislocky of DHS.

Read More »

Rep. Will Hurd Won’t Seek Re-Election

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) announced that he will not run for re-election in 2020 “in order to pursue opportunities outside the halls of Congress to solve problems at the nexus between technology and national security.” Hurd, a 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, wrote in an editorial published Thursday about the “generational challenges” facing the U.S., including the geopolitical competition with China, the increasing incidents of cyber attacks and competition for leadership in the field of artificial intelligence.

Read More »