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Leader Of U.S. Intelligence Community Delivers Clear and Unambiguous Warning of Cyber Threat

Time for another clear and unambiguous warning on the growing cyber threat, this one in testimony to Congress by the leader of the U.S. Intelligence Community: Security of Information systems: Allow me to turn now to a transnational threat that is, at present, difficult to measure — the threat of attack against our information systems […]

CTIIC to be a useful agency: Issues addressed by Former Intelligence Community Technology Leaders

Cybersecurity is one of the most important issues facing organizations today. It is so important that President Obama addressed it 20 January during his State of the Union address. The President talked about the urgent need to ensure that “no foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to shut down our networks, steal our trade […]

National Intelligence Program (Intelligence Community)

The National Intelligence Program (NIP) funds Intelligence Community (IC) activities in six Federal Departments, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The IC provides intelligence col­lection, the analysis of that intelligence, and the responsive dissemination of intelligence to those who need it—including the President, the heads of Executive Departments, […]

Report of the National Commission for the Review of the Research and Development Programs of the United States Intelligence Community

A congressionally chartered commission, the National Commission for the Review of the Research and Development Programs of the United States Intelligence Community, has issued a report we believe to be of  interest to enterprise technologists. The report, attached here: Commission Report, is short enough to be read in its entirety and that is what we recommend. […]

Big Data Use Cases in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community

With the urgent and important national security mission needs of the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community it is no surprise that technologists there have sought out new approaches to analyzing data. This paper dives into key Big Data use cases, providing context you can use in designing and fielding your own solutions or in […]

Expectations of Intelligence from the Intelligence Community in the Information Age

Friends and professional associates at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) have published a white paper which should be of high interest to anyone in the intelligence community or in policy-making positions in the national security community. The paper, titled Expectations of Intelligence in the Information Age, is a quick read that I highly […]