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James Clapper: US Faces Cyber Espionage, Counterspace Weapon Systems Among Global Threats

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has said the increasing adoption of Internet of Things-based devices and artificial intelligence could both bring new opportunities for intelligence collection and challenges to the U.S.’ cyber defenses. Clapper said in his testimony Thursday before the House Intelligence Committee that the field of foreign data science …

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DIA’s Vincent Stewart: Cyber, Hostile Intell, Terrorism Key Global Security Challenges

Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, has informed the Senate Armed Services Committee that regional security issues, malicious intrusion, transnational terrorism and hostile foreign intelligence activities remain as the biggest threats to the U.S. and its allies. He said in his testimony Wednesday the security challenges in the Middle East …

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DNI James Clapper: Terror Threats Grow in Sophistication, Intensity

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said terrorism has become more sophisticated and destructive as extremist groups such as the Islamic State organization increasingly use social media for their propaganda, WTOP reported Monday. “In my 50-plus years in intelligence, I don’t know if we’ve been beset by a more diverse array of …

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