Defense & Intelligence
Pentagon’s IT provider seeks insider threat protection
The Defense Department’s unified IT provider is on the hunt for insider threat protection cybersecurity solutions to answer lawmakers’ fears that the department-wide network consolidation did not do enough to protect against threats from within.
Likely to miss data center goals, Army issues stringent new plan for closures
Secretary Eric Fanning has laid out an explicit plan for the Army to achieve its data center closure and consolidation goals by 2018 — an effort that has otherwise made little progress in the past two years.
Putin ordered ‘influence campaign’ to damage Clinton, intelligence agencies say
Russian intelligence forces under the order of Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a sophisticated influence campaign against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, according to a newly released report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
NSA seeks pay bump for its ‘high-end, exquisite civilian talent’
NSA Director Michael Rogers recently authorized the introduction of a specially tailored compensation package for the spy agency’s “high-end” cybersecurity workers.
Spy agencies: We can’t judge impact of hacking on election
U.S. intelligence agencies have no way of measuring the impact of Russian hacking on the recent election result, the nation’s top spy told senators Thursday.
Twitter monitoring tool shies away from government surveillance use
Amid concerns over government surveillance of social media, Twitter said social media monitoring company Dataminr is terminating direct access to all fusion center accounts.