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The developing field of using social media to gather information can provide benefits to the intelligence community, but it also involves challenges. The changing environment of open source intelligence requires agencies and companies plan their approaches carefully.
NSA director Gen. Keith Alexander gave the keynote at this year's Defcon in Las Vegas.
The Pentagon is still grappling with how to write the rules of cyberwarfare, such as when and how to fire back against a computer-based attack, senior military leaders told Congress Wednesday.
New security measures, including a new polygraph question, will help avoid leaks from intelligence employees, announced James Clapper, director of National Intelligence. Lawyer John Mahoney analyzes the legal responsibilities between agencies and federal employees.
Deputy Director Chris Inglis tells Federal News Radio a young workforce has put the National Security Agency in an unique position. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) says hospital emergency rooms throughout the country are reporting shortages of painkillers. Bloomberg Government reporter Danielle Ivory discusses a new program to help small, female-owned companies win federal contracts.
The pressing need for cybersecurity legislation has led to widely divergent paths in the House and Senate. The House has opted for a more incremental approach, while the Senate has crafted comprehensive legislation
Chris Inglis, the deputy director of the National Security Agency, said agencies need good managers and leaders, as well as employees with specific skill sets. He said NSA's balance between the three is helping it succeed at its core missions.
In his first interview ever, John DeLong, the compliance director at the National Security Agency, clears up the misconceptions that exist about his job as well as the work done in his office. He says compliance is where rules intersect with technology, people and the activities at NSA.
Gen. Keith Alexander, who runs the National Security Agency, endorsed the idea of using a cloud computing facility to share cybersecurity information with the private sector.
Debora Plunkett, the director of the National Security Agency's Information Assurance Directorate, said there is good news and bad news when it comes to protecting the U.S. from cyber threats on a daily basis. In an exclusive interview for Federal News Radio's Agency of the Month program, Plunkett said getting the nation's networks to a higher level of security is multifold.
Efficient recruitment and hiring practices might seem like a hard get at a high-security agency like NSA. But Kathy Hutson, the director of human resources at the National Security Agency, says the hiring protocols at her agency today demostrate all the reforms the Office of Personnel Management is recommending for the rest of government.
The House voted to give the intelligence community a few billion dollars more Thursday than the White House wanted for next year's budget _ a price tag that covers the range of intelligence needs from the CIA to the high-tech satellites that spied on Osama bin Laden's compound.
The White House registered its objection before the vote, but did not threaten to veto the bill, which the House passed 386-28.
The National Security launched its National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program which will provide seminars and classes for interested students with hopes of building up the future cybersecurity workforce. The classes supplement the students' regular IT courses with lessons on cyber ethics and new technologies.
A search prompted by a bomb threat at a U.S. Army base in Utah has ended with an FBI spokeswoman saying agents have not turned up anything suspicious.
A pilot program DoD established to share cyber threat information between the NSA and Defense companies will be made permanent and expanded to include approximately 200 companies in the coming months.
At the Fed SMC Conference in Cambridge, Md., Federal News Radio's Tom Temin caught up with Chris Inglis, deputy director of NSA. He talked about a number of current issues, starting with cybersecurity.
The Pentagon still is responding to major cyber attacks on the nation after the fact, the military's top cyber official said Tuesday. It would rather stop them before they succeed.
Cyber attacks against federal websites and networks went up only 5 percent between 2010 and 2011.
Call for papers aims at developing protection for federal technology systems against cyber attacks.
Troy Lange, the mobility mission manager in the National Security Agency's Information Assurance Directorate, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss mobile risk management.