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ODNI, DoD Update Proposed Budget for FY 2015 Intelligence Programs

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence and Defense Department have released updated budget request figures for their respective intelligence programs in fiscal 2015 to include revised appropriations for overseas contingency operations. ODNI said Friday it requests $50.4 billion for the fiscal 2015 National Intelligence Program based on OCO budget amendments …

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James Clapper: Federal Agencies Must Work Toward ‘Vertical’ Integration

James Clapper, director of national intelligence, has called on federal government and law enforcement agencies to collaborate toward what he calls vertical intelligence integration. Clapper told audiences at the IATA – AVSEC World conference on Monday that “intelligence integration” has been the theme of his leadership for the past four years. He noted the …

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GAO Calls for Additional Revocation Process Oversight at DHS, DOD, ODNI

The Government Accountability Office has urged the the Defense and Homeland Security Departments and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to implement additional oversight of their personnel security revocation process. GAO said Sept. 8 that it found inconsistencies in how the three departments monitor data related to the number of employees who received security …

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James Clapper, ODNI Unveil 4-Year National Intelligence Strategy

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has released a draft of its latest strategy that seeks to set the intelligence community’s priorities and objectives over the next four years. ODNI’s strategy highlights an emphasis on resources for acquisitions and operations based on existing and future budgets, the office said Thursday. “Intelligence integration is …

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Beth Cobert: Performance Accountability Council Recommends Clearance Process Changes

Beth Cobert from the Office of Management and Budget has detailed the Suitability and Security Clearance Performance Accountability Council’s recommendations on how to modify clearance process for federal employees and contractors. Cobert, chair of the interagency council and OMB deputy director for management, writes in a post published Tuesday that PAC’s 120-Day Suitability and Security Report focused on …

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James Clapper: Intell Community ‘Doing Business with Less Resources’

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said he is seeing increased activity by the intelligence community despite budget cuts that limit its resources, SIGNAL Magazine reported Sept. 1. Robert Ackerman writes DNI looks to new sensing technologies, phenomenologies, detection systems, automated data analysis tools, Internet of Things-supported intelligence networks, biometrics and cross-platform …

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ODNI’s Bernard Collins: Gov’t, Space Industry Eye Satellite Acquisition Standards

Bernard Collins II, a senior adviser at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has outlined his stance on interoperability standards in an interview to discuss satellite acquisition and the space industry’s financial picture, production and product quality. In that interview posted July 25 by the American National Standards Institute, Collins said the government …

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