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Andrew McCabe Takes FBI Deputy Director Role; James Comey Comments

Andrew McCabe, formerly associate deputy director at FBI, has been named the new deputy director of the bureau. McCabe will succeed Mark Giuliano, who has retired after a 28-year service with the bureau, and will be responsible for FBI’s domestic and international investigative and intelligence affairs, FBI said Friday. “Andy’s …

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Loretta Lynch: DOJ to Initially Hire Contractors for FBI’s Gun Buyer Background Check System

Attorney General Loretta Lynch has said the Justice Department will initially employ contractors to immediately fill positions at the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System that works to conduct background investigations on gun purchasers, GovExec reported Wednesday. “Because we need to move as quickly as possible, we will likely hire …

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FBI Kicks Off Search for New CIO to Head Tech Program Budgets, IT Operations

The FBI is looking for a new chief information officer with a top secret-level sensitive compartmented information clearance. A notice posted on the FBI’s employment website says the incumbent will oversee enterprise data centers, networks, computer program development and system operations, information sharing and cybersecurity functions. The new CIO will also review technology …

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FCW: DHS, FBI Cite Poor Cyber Practices Behind OPM Hack

The Department of Homeland Security and FBI have pointed to a lacking cyber culture as one factor that led to the series of Office of Personnel Management data breaches in June 2015, FCW reported Monday. Sean Lyngaas writes the agencies released a memo to Defense Security Service-approved contractors that predicts future attacks …

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ODNI Names Leadership Team of Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has appointed Tonya Ugoretz, Maurice Bland and Thomas Donahue to be on the leadership team of the newly-formed Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center. ODNI said Thursday Ugoretz will head CTIIC, Bland will serve as deputy leader and Donahue will be the research director. “CTIIC will lead integrated community analysis …

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