Tag Archives: ODNI

Stacey Dixon Confirmed as ODNI Principal Deputy Director; Avril Haines Quoted

Dr. Stacey Dixon

Stacey Dixon, deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and 2021 Wash100 Award winner, has received confirmation from the Senate to serve as principal deputy director in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). As NGA's deputy director, Dixon helped manage agency operations and the National System for Geospatial Intelligence. 

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Carnegie Mellon’s SEI Unveils White Papers on 3 Pillars of AI Engineering; Rachel Dzombak Quoted

Rachel Dzombak

Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute has released white papers on three pillars of artificial intelligence engineering: human centered, robust and secure and scalable. The human-centered pillar of AI engineering seeks to ensure that AI platforms are developed in accordance with the ethical principles of the Department of Defense and other agencies.

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ODNI Absorbs National Intelligence University; Avril Haines Quoted

Avril Haines

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) has taken over the stewardship of Bethesda, Maryland-based National Intelligence University (NIU), the only accredited federal degree-granting institution of the intelligence community. NIU's organizational transition from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to ODNI represents a milestone in its 59-year history of preparing future IC leaders. 

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NSA, CISA, ODNI Issue ‘Potential Threat Vectors to 5G Infrastructure’ Analysis Paper

NSA-ODNI-CISA Analysis

The National Security Agency (NSA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) have released an analysis paper that assesses vulnerabilities associated with the adoption of 5G technology. The document analyzes the major threat vectors across 5G domains and those are policy and standards, supply chain and 5G systems architecture.

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Becoming the Intelligence Community’s University: NIU transitions to ODNI

NIU

The Defense Intelligence Agency will transfer its authority over the National Intelligence University to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on June 20. NIU will further its efforts to support the national security and intelligence workforce across the intelligence community's 18 components, NIU said Thursday on DIA's website.

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ODNI Issues Report on Use of National Security Surveillance Authorities; Ben Huebner Quoted

Ben Huebner

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) has issued its annual statistical transparency report on the U.S. intelligence community’s use of national security surveillance authorities. The report offers information on the federal government’s use of National Security Letters and authorities under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.

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NIC’s Global Trends 2040 Report Cites Demographics, Environment, Economics & Technology

Office of the Director

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) posted the National Intelligence Council's (NIC) Global Trends 2040: A More Contested World, a quadrennial report that details factors that could affect the national security environment over the next two decades. Demographics, the environment, economics and technology are the four structural forces highlighted in the Global Trends 2040 report.

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Ronald Moultrie, Mike McCord Announced as Nominees for DOD Intell, Comptroller Roles

Pentagon

President Biden intends to nominate former government officials Ronald Moultrie and Mike McCord to the roles of undersecretary for intelligence and security at the Department of Defense (DOD) and DOD undersecretary (comptroller), respectively. Moultrie is president and CEO of Oceanus Security Strategies. McCord currently serves as director of civil-military programs at the Stennis Center for Public Service.

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ODNI, Intel Senior Leaders on US Supply Chain Security, Semiconductor Manufacturing Needs

Semiconductor

Joyce Corell, an official at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), said the U.S. must execute risk-based supply chain security management strategies following the SolarWinds cyber attacks. Under the Structured Array Hardware for Automatically Realized Applications (SAHARA) partnership, DARPA and Intel will work with academic entities to optimize the semiconductor's use.

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National Intelligence Director Avril Haines Supports President Biden’s General Counsel Nomination

Avril Haines

Avril Haines, the director of National Intelligence and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, issued a statement supporting President Biden's nominee for the general counsel position at the Office of the DNINominee Chris Fonzone holds years of experience in the national security area across a range of roles, having served with the departments of Defense and Justice (DOJ). 

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