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ODNI Begins Transition Period for Agency Transformation Initiative

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has commenced a 100-day transition period for the implementation of its transformation initiative following an agency-wide review effort. Sue Gordon, principal deputy director of national intelligence, helped develop a plan to update ODNI’s organizational structure, processes and management system, ODNI said Thursday. DNI …

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DHS, ODNI, FBI to Host Classified Briefing on Election Infrastructure Security Efforts

The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the FBI will jointly host a three-day national classified dialogue with the country’s state election officials beginning on Friday. ODNI said Thursday the briefing event seeks to increase state governments’ awareness of foreign adversary threats on election infrastructure …

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IARPA Initiates 3-D Model Satellite Imagery Research Program

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has initiated a research effort to develop automated systems that construct 3-D models based on satellite, airborne and commercial imagery data. The multi-year Creation of Operationally Realistic 3-D Environment or CORE3D effort aims to support intelligence, military and humanitarian operations, the Director of National Intelligence said Monday. “While …

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Peter Highnam Named DARPA Deputy Director

Peter Highnam, former research director at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has been named deputy director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA said Monday Highnam will support the agency’s research projects in areas such as artificial intelligence, data analytics, communications, reconnaissance, electronic warfare, biosecurity and warfighter health. He succeeds Stefanie Tompkins, …

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GAO: ODNI Should Develop Policy, Implementation Plan for Continuous Evaluation of Clearance Holders

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to create a formal policy and implementation plan for the continuous evaluation of clearance holders and employees in sensitive positions across the executive branch. GAO said Tuesday ODNI has taken steps to implement continuous evaluation but the agency has …

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Michael Atkinson to Be Nominated IC Inspector General at ODNI

Michael Atkinson, formerly senior counsel to the assistant attorney general of the Justice Department‘s national security division, will be nominated as inspector general of the intelligence community under the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The White House said Thursday Atkinson previously held various roles within the DOJ such …

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DoD Received $18.4B for Military Intell Program in FY 2017

Congress allocated $18.4 billion in total funds to the Defense Department‘s Military Intelligence Program for fiscal year 2017. DoD said Wednesday the total MIP funding includes the base budget and Overseas Contingency Operations appropriations. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence stated Monday its National Intelligence Program received $54.6 billion for FY …

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Maj. Gen. Thomas Geary Appointed Military Deputy to DIA Director

Maj. Gen. Thomas Geary, assistant deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance at the U.S. Air Force, has been tapped to serve as military deputy to the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. The Defense Department said Monday Geary’s new assignment is based in Washington. Geary was appointed to his …

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Trump to Appoint CIA Vet John Sherman as Intell Community CIO

President Donald Trump will appoint John Sherman, formerly deputy director of the Open Source Enterprise at CIA, as chief information officer of the intelligence community, the White House announced Friday. Sherman will replace acting CIO Jennifer Kron and oversee the IC Information Technology Enterprise, a program that seeks to standardize …

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