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William Evanina: China Targets Biden Administration Members

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William Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), said China has expanded its efforts against Joe Biden's upcoming administration. Evanina said his team has observed Chinese operations targeting Biden administration members and peers. The NCSC director noted that he will brief Biden administration officials about the issue.

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Christopher Wray: ‘Almost Half’ of FBI’s 5K Counterintelligence Investigations Linked to China

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FBI Director Christopher Wray said China is using cyber-intrusion techniques and bribing “trusted insiders” to steal U.S. intellectual property during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wray said almost 50 percent of the FBI’s nearly 5,000 counterintelligence investigations are linked to China and that the bureau opens a China-related investigation every 10 hours.

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Senate Panel Releases Report on IC’s Assessment of Russian Election Interference

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The Senate Intelligence Committee issued a bipartisan report reaffirming the intelligence community’s findings about Russia’s involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections, The Hill reported Tuesday. Analysts involved in the IC assessment “were under no politically motivated pressure to reach specific conclusions” and that the ICA offers a “coherent and well-constructed intelligence basis” for the Russian interference, according to the report.

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New Policy Addresses Mobile Device Use in Secure DoD Spaces

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The Committee on National Security Systems has implemented a new policy that authorizes officials in charge of secure Defense Department areas to regulate the use of mobile devices in such spaces, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. The policy released Nov. 20 requires employees, contractors, agents and visitors of facilities that …

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Rep. Devin Nunes: House Intell Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Russian Interference

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The House Intelligence Committee plans to hold an initial open hearing on March 20 to investigate Russian intelligence efforts that targeted the U.S., The Daily Caller reported Tuesday. Kerry Picket writes the panel invited government agency leaders such as FBI‘s James Comey and National Security Agency‘s Mike Rogers as well as Dmitri Alperovitch and Shawn …

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