Tag Archives: Office of the Director of National Intelligence

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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ODNI: Congress Appropriated $53B to National Intell Program for FY 2016

Congress appropriated $53 billion in total funds to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence‘s National Intelligence Program during fiscal year 2016. ODNI said Friday it will not disclose any “subsidiary information” on the NIP budget in order to protect national security. The 2016 appropriated figure is higher than the $50.4 billion …

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DHS & ODNI: Russia Directed Email Breach Against US Entities

The Department of Homeland Security and Office of the Director of National Intelligence have said Russia’s government has directed activities that led to the disclosure of e-mails from U.S. individuals and institutions including political parties. DHS and ODNI said in a joint statement posted Friday that methods used in Russian-led efforts are …

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OMB Seeks New Deputy Federal Chief Information Security Officer

The Office of Management and Budget seeks a new deputy federal chief information security officer that will serve as adviser and deputy to the federal chief information security officer. A USAJobs notice posted Monday says the DCISO will reside within OMB’s office of electronic government and information technology to manage the direction of …

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ODNI Releases Video on Foreign Threats Against Supply Chains

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s National Counterintelligence and Security Center has unveiled a video that seeks to inform public and private entities on foreign risks facing the industry’s supply chain. ODNI said Thursday it released the video at a supply chain risk management conference as part of NCSC’s efforts to aid the government …

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Pentagon Updates Defense Intell Collection, Dissemination Guidelines

The Defense Department has updated its manual of procedures on how intelligence community personnel should gather, store or disseminate information about U.S. individuals and businesses, DoD News reported Wednesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter approved the updated “Procedures Governing the Conduct of DoD Intelligence Activities” in accordance with Executive …

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White House Issues Cyber Incident Coordination Policy

President Barack Obama has issued a new directive to establish principles that will govern the federal government’s response to malicious cyber activities in the public and private sectors. The Presidential Policy Directive-41 designates the departments of Justice and Homeland Security as well as the Office of the Director of National Intelligence as federal lead …

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IARPA Seeks to Produce Satellite Imagery-Based 3D Maps Through Algorithm Development Challenge

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has launched a challenge that aims to encourage participants to develop algorithms that can generate three-dimensional point clouds from satellite images. IARPA will award $100,000 in total cash prizes to winning algorithm developers as part of the Multi-View Stereo 3D Mapping Challenge, the Office of …

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