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Nonprofit Group to Offer Cybersecurity Support to 2020 US Presidential Campaigns

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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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Congress Forms National Defense Strategy Advisory Panel

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Congress has established a 12-member advisory committee that will be responsible for the assessment of the country’s defense strategy that covers force structure, missions, risks and force posture, Defense News reported Friday. The House and Senate armed services panels formed the Commission on the National Defense Strategy for the U.S. …

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Michael Morell Enters 2nd Act as CIA’s Acting Leader

When Leon Panetta resigned as CIA director and became became defense secretary in 2011, Deputy Director Michael Morell stepped in temporarily to lead the Langley, Va.-based agency. Morell initially became deputy director in May 2010 after stints as associate deputy director and director of intelligence before that. He led the …

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