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Nonprofit Group to Offer Cybersecurity Support to 2020 US Presidential Campaigns

A group of cybersecurity experts formed a nonprofit organization to protect U.S. presidential campaigns from foreign interference. U.S. CyberDome will offer cybersecurity services to campaigns for the 2020 presidential elections, the organization said Tuesday. Jeh Johnson, former secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, chairs CyberDome’s board of advisers.

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James Clapper: Foreign Counterparts Raise Concern Over ‘Disparagement’ of US Intell Community

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has said he has received concerns from foreign intelligence agencies about the “disparagement of the U.S. Intelligence Community” by President-elect Donald Trump, CNN reported Thursday. Nicole Gaouette writes Clapper told Senate Armed Services Committee members at a Thursday hearing on international cyber threats that he believes …

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James Clapper Tenders Resignation to Make Way for Next DNI

National Intelligence Director James Clapper has signed his letter of resignation that will take effect when President Barack Obama’s administration officially ends Jan. 20. Clapper tendered his resignation two months ahead of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the country’s 45th president. Clapper, who assumed the DNI post in August 2010, leads the U.S. intelligence community …

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IC Vet Amy McAuliffe to Chair National Intelligence Council

Amy McAuliffe, a 20-year Intelligence Community veteran and a CIA officer, has been appointed by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper as chair of the National Intelligence Council. McAuliffe will succeed the departing Gregory Treverton and provide intelligence to the U.S. president, military chiefs and policymakers to help facilitate decisions on national …

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James Clapper Receives DoD’s Highest Civilian Award

National Intelligence Director James Clapper has received the Defense Department‘s highest civilian award in recognition of his leadership role over Office of National Intelligence and larger intelligence community. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter presented Clapper the Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Medal during a ceremony held at ODNI’s headquarters, DoD said Friday. “No one has better demonstrated that instinct to …

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