DOD / Intelligence Community

Putin ordered ‘influence campaign’ to damage Clinton, intelligence agencies say

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

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.

Spy agencies: We can’t judge impact of hacking on election

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

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.

Former intel officials: Trump’s win is already hurting recruitment efforts

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Trump may have a detrimental effect on the U.S. intelligence community’s ability to both recruit new talent and retain career professionals, former intelligence officials said Wednesday during a panel discussion at the CATO Institute.

These senators are hoping to divide Cyber Command from the NSA

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

A bipartisan measure introduced in the Senate seeks to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a combatant command.

Taking a page for cybersecurity from the counterterror playbook

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

The Obama administration is taking a page out of the counterterrorism playbook to help it secure the nation against hackers, cyberspies and other online threats, a White House official said Tuesday.

U.S. formally points finger at Russia for DNC hacks

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The Russian government is responsible for hacking into, stealing and then leaking information owned by major U.S. political figures and organizations, including the Democratic National Committee, according to a Department of Homeland Security and Office of the Director of National Intelligence statement Friday.

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