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New Policy Addresses Mobile Device Use in Secure DoD Spaces

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

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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Facebook Seeks Counterterrorism Research Analyst to Join Info Security Org

Facebook‘s information security organization looks for a counterterrorism research analyst to work with the company’s team in Washington. Menlo Park, California-based Facebook said the selected candidate will help identify tools, tactics and infrastructure that terrorist actors use as they affect the social network’s systems in efforts to mitigate threats. The analyst will also support cross-functional and cross-industry initiatives to …

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Profile: Randall Coleman, Executive Asst Director of FBI HQ’s Criminal, Cyber, Response & Services Branch

Randall Coleman serves as the executive assistant director of the criminal, cyber, response, and services branch at FBI‘s headquarters in Washington. He oversees all FBI criminal and cyber investigations around the world and the bureau’s internal operations, critical incident response and victim assistance program. Coleman has worked with FBI since 1997 and has held multiple …

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Bill Evanina Updates House Panel on ODNI’s Security Clearance Reform Efforts

Bill Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, has provided lawmakers an update on the efforts of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s NCSC to introduce reforms to the security clearance investigation process. Evanina said in written testimony Thursday before the House Oversight Committee that NCSC has partnered with …

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James Comey: FBI 2017 Budget Request Includes $85M for Cyber Threat Investigations

FBI Director James Comey told a House appropriations subcommittee Thursday the bureau has requested $9.50 billion in total appropriations to carry out law enforcement, national security and criminal justice operations in fiscal 2017. Comey said in his written testimony the budget request includes $85.1 million to fund the bureau’s efforts to identify threats in cyberspace and share …

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