Jim Richberg leaves ODNI for fresh cyber-fields
After seven years as principal advisor on cyber to two successive Directors of National Intelligence (DNI) - James Clapper and [...]
The National Security Agency (NSA) is the US intelligence agency responsible for interceptions, collecting massive quantities of data and monitoring communications globally. The NSA has one of the biggest budgets of all the US intelligence agencies.
Amazon has been tipped for months as the favourite to land the Pentagon's huge JEDI defence cloud contract. But the company is not liked by Donald Trump and it has also been fending off a legal offensive by rival Oracle. Keen not to be hauled before the courts over the matter, the Pentagon has been creating "exceptions" to the cloud that will ensure Amazon's rivals are not left out in the cold. [...]
In the shadow of the US Senate Select committee on intelligence a technical council is playing a growing role in understanding the increasing number of cyber threats. [...]
Although Donald Trump announced last month that the US will withdraw troops from Syria, the Department of Defense (DoD) is going all out to ensure that Bashar Al Assad's forces and those of his allies Russia and Iran are closely monitored. [...]