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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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FedTech Magazine: Agencies Continue Campaign Against Insider Threats Under Task Force Standards

Government agencies continue to develop measures to prevent and detect insider threats in efforts to meet the standards of the National Insider Threat Task Force formed by President Barack Obama following the WikiLeaks release, FedTech Magazine reported Monday. Calvin Hennick writes Patricia Larsen, co-director of the task force, said agencies have deployed various …

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DIA CIO Talks Securing, Sharing Intel ‘Data Layer’

Deputy Director of information management and CIO of the Defense Intelligence Agency Grant Schneider has strong feelings about the data layer —  the military-intelligence agency’s wealth of information and its ability to be both shared and secured. In an extensive interview with Defense Systems, Schneider, who is also chairman of …

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Clapper Calls for ‘Integrated Defense’ of Sensitive Intel

Director of National Security James Clapper has issued a directive calling for an “integrated defense” of intelligence information and systems, reports Stephen Aftergood, who writes for the Federation of American Scientists Secrecy blog. Although each of the 16 agencies that make up the Intelligence Community already has its own procedures …

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Redefining Small Business and Other ExecutiveGov Need-to-Read Stories

ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community. Redefining Small Business? The Washington Post reports the Small Business Administration is working to redefine what will qualify as a small business for contracting purposes. The proposed change, which generally …

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DISA’s HQ Move and other ExecutiveGov Need-to-Read Stories

ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community. Operation Odyssey Dawn Doubts? In the wake of U.S. military action against Libya in Operation Odyssey Dawn, DoDBuzz reports tension on Capitol Hill over the air strikes’ goals. Chairman of …

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