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Stephen Morris: Fingerprint System Helps FBI Gain Efficiencies

The FBI believes it has gained more benefits from its fingerprint processing technology than what it expected five years ago when the system was launched, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes the agency currently uses the next generation identification system to process 650,000 criminal transactions every day, with …

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E.W. Priestap Named FBI HQ Counterintelligence Division Assistant Director

E.W. Priestap, formerly deputy assistant director of the FBI intelligence directorate’s intelligence operations branch, has received appointment as assistant director of the counterintelligence division at the bureau’s headquarters. FBI said Monday he will assume his new duties early next month. Priestap’s work at the bureau, which he joined in 1998, has covered …

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Sens. Ron Johnson, Tom Carper Ask DOJ, DHS Chiefs on Anti-Ransomware Efforts

Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) have issued letters to inquire about the efforts the departments of Homeland Security and Justice launched to counter attacks related to ransomware. The letter sent to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Thursday asks how the adoption of Einstein threat prevention tool has reduced the incidence of ransomware at government …

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Randall Coleman Takes Executive Assistant Director Role at FBI’s Cyber Crime Branch

Randall Coleman, an 18-year FBI veteran and former assistant director of the counterintelligence division, has been named executive assistant director for the bureau’s criminal, cyber, response and services branch in Washington. He will manage the organization’s cyber crime investigations globally as well as its victim assistance and critical incident response …

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