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NCSC’s Constance Taube on Cyber Threat Data Sharing in Response to Vulnerabilities Posed by 5G

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The adoption of 5G could introduce supply chain vulnerabilities into critical infrastructure and Constance Taube, deputy director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), said NCSC is “working out a repeatable process”  that seeks to help the federal government streamline cyber threat data sharing with industry partners.

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NCSC Helps Federal Agencies Enact Telecom Supply Chain Restrictions; NCSC Director William Evanina Quoted

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The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) has launched an effort to brief federal agencies on how to protect the government supply chains against threats from Chinese companies. William Evanina said the center partnered with NIC within the ODNI to drive information-sharing efforts and protect the federal supply chain.

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William Evanina Offers Update on Foreign Actors’ Activities Ahead of 2020 Elections

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William Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, has issued a statement providing updates on attempts by foreign threat actors to influence preferences of voters, undermine the citizens’ confidence in the democratic process and shift U.S. policies ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential elections.

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NCSC Issues New Strategy to Counter Foreign Intelligence Threats; Bill Evanina Quoted

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The National Counterintelligence and Security Center introduced a new strategy that sets five strategic objectives to address foreign intelligence threats. The 2020-2022 National Counterintelligence Strategy seeks to safeguard the country’s critical infrastructure from foreign intelligence entities; reduce threats to U.S. supply chains; counter the exploitation of the U.S. economy; defend U.S. democracy against foreign influence threats; and counter foreign intelligence technical and cyber operations, NCSC said Monday.

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Perspecta CEO Mac Curtis to Speak During Potomac Officers Club’s Continuous Vetting/Continuous Evaluation Forum 2020 on Jan. 28th

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Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Perspecta and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, will be introducing Charles Phalen, director of Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), as the keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s Continuous Vetting/Continuous Evaluation Forum 2020 on Tuesday, Jan. 28th. Click here to register for POC’s Continuous Vetting/Continuous Evaluation Forum 2020.

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Three Forthcoming Policy Directives to Facilitate Security Clearance Modernization

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The Trump administration will issue three policy directives as part of efforts to modernize the security clearance process and begin the next phase of the Trusted Workforce 2.0 initiative, Federal News Network reported Wednesday. The first directive is a national security presidential memorandum that directs the director of national intelligence agency and the Office of Personnel Management to update the security clearance, suitability and credentialing processes.

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