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John Edwards, Deputy Chief Operating Officer of the CIA, Announced as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Intel Summit on July 31st

John Edwards, deputy chief operating officer of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA),  will be a keynote speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 6th Annual Intel Summit on July 31st. Don’t wait to register for the summit right here.

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Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, Director of DIA, Announced as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Intel Summit on July 31st

Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and a 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, will be featured as a keynote speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 6th Annual Intel Summit on July 31st. Don’t wait to register for the summit right here.

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Report: Mark Morgan to Become Interim CBP Commissioner

Mark Morgan, acting director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will assume the role of acting commissioner at the Customs and Border Protection, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Sources said Morgan will succeed John Sanders, who will step down from his role at CBP on July 5.

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Richard Haley Joins FBI IT Branch as Exec Assistant Director

Richard Haley, chief financial officer at the FBI, has been appointed to serve as the executive assistant director of the agency's information and technology branch. He'll oversee activities across three divisions working to address the FBI's IT requirements worldwide, the agency said Monday. The FBI's information and technology branch employs 1,800 personnel.

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Vice Adm. Robert Sharp, Director of NGA, Announced as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Intel Summit on July 31st

Vice Adm. Robert Sharp, the director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, will be featured as a keynote speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 6th Annual Intel Summit on July 31st. Don’t wait to register for the summit right here.

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Chinese Investments in US Startups Drop Amid Wider Scrutiny of Tech Deals

Chinese-backed venture capital firms are closing U.S. offices, reducing their U.S. investments or changing the structure of their investments to avoid scrutiny from government regulators as U.S. startups shy away from Chinese investors amid rising tensions between the two countries, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Research firm Rhodium Group said Chinese investments in U.S. startups hit record levels in early 2018 but started to drop in May 2018.

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FBI Calls for Public to Report Online Phishing Activities

The FBI has alerted the citizens on online users that the use of internet phishing to secure sensitive information. FBI noted that criminals are attempting to utilize public trust on secured hyperlinks through the imitation of company websites and actual contacts on email messages, the Internet Crime Complaint Center said Monday.

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FBI Updating IT Workforce Recruitment Strategy

Brian Griffith, a program manager for the FBI, said at an AFCEA forum in Washington, D.C. that the bureau’s Criminal Justice Information Services division is revising its information technology recruitment strategy, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Griffith told the attendees at the 2019 Law Enforcement and Public Safety Technology Forum that the FBI is looking for individuals with aptitude and a “sense of mission.”

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New Commission Established to Recommend on National Cyber Policy, Strategy

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, and Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., will co-chair a commission intended to assess and address the cyber threats facing the country. The Cyberspace Solarium Commission consists of 14 members working to build cyber policy on recommendations, hearings, intelligence and homeland security discussions, King's office said Thursday. The group's establishment stems from the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.

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NASCIO Members, Federal Agencies Discuss Cyber Issues at 2019 DC Fly-In

Members of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers met with key federal agencies as well as Federal CIO and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient Suzette Kent during the organization's D.C. Fly-In in event Washington, D.C., NASCIO said on Wednesday. NASCIO members engaged with officials from the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services unit, General Services Administration, Internal Revenue Service Office of Safeguards and First Responder Network Authority to discuss issues such as the standardization of federal cybersecurity policy.

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