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White House Deputy Cyber Coordinator Expected to Resign

Sameer Bhalotra is expected to resign as the White House’s deputy cybersecurity coordinator within the next few weeks, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. According to Federal News Radio, government and industry sources confirmed Bhalotra is scheduled to move to Northern California after his wife secured a job in the area. …

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Civilian Intel Funds Up in FY 2011, Military Intel Funds Down

U.S. civilian intelligence agencies received $54.6 billion in funds for fiscal year 2011, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence said Friday. ODNI’s funding for fiscal 2011 was $1.5 billion, or 2.8 percent, greater than the $53.1 billion appropriated in fiscal 2010, according to a Bloomberg report. In February, …

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ODNI Says 1.4M Contractors, Consultants Hold Clearances in Report

More than 1.4 million contractors and consultants have security clearances, according to a report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The Intelligence Authorization Act of 2010 requires the ODNI to report to Congress the number of Americans who hold security clearances. As of October 2010, nearly 4.2 …

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ODNI Launches Research Program to Predict Big Events

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence is launching a new research program to help anticipate significant societal events, it was announced Wednesay. The Open Source Indicators program, through the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, will develop and test methods that could assist intelligence analysts in anticipating the events. …

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CTC Director Leiter Appoints Principal Deputy Director

CTC Director Michael E. Leiter, Photo: dni.gov Michael E. Leiter, the National Counterterrorism Center director, announced this week he has appointed a new principal deputy director for the center, the intelligence community agency responsible for domestic and international counterterrorism efforts. Andrew M. Liepman, who previously served as the center’s directorate …

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Intel Observers See WikiLeaks Chilling Effect on Information Sharing

In the wake of WikiLeaks, many observers predicted a chilling effect on information sharing. After all, the accused leaker Pfc. Bradley Manning, is alleged to have exploited the joint Defense Department and State Department computer network, originally created to give forward-deployed soldiers valuable in-field information, to pass on information from …

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Clapper Confirmed as Director of National Intelligence

Presidental nominee James R. Clapper was unanimously confirmed by the Senate yesterday to become the next director of national intelligence. Clapper, a retired Air Force lieutenant general who most recently served as director of military intelligence and as undersecretary of defense for intelligence, will take over for Dennis C. Blair …

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