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White House reviewing possible changes to cyber laws

Administration's working group also is looking at policies and regulations that need to be updated. DoD calls on Congressional support when the White House submits its package of legislative changes. Meanwhile, DHS has released a draft of the National Cyber Incident Response Plan.

Friday - 09/24/2010, 05:00pm EDT

A Pakistani Neuroscientist is sentenced

86 years in federal prison for Aafia Siddiqui. The Pakistani neuroscientist was sentenced after being found guilty of shooting at FBI agents and soldiers after her arrest in Afghanistan. Siddiqui, 38, was arrested in July 2008 by Afghan police, who said she was carrying two pounds (900 grams) of sodium cyanide and crumpled notes referring to mass-casualty attacks and New York landmarks. Siddiqui, expecting some to protest her sentencing told supporters in the gallery not to do it.

Friday - 09/24/2010, 12:14pm EDT

New head named for FBI's Cyber Division

Director Robert S. Mueller, III has named Shawn Henry as the executive assistant director (EAD) of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch (CCRSB). Mr. Henry will succeed Assistant Deputy Director T.J. Harrington. Mr. Henry most recently served as assistant director in charge of the FBI's Washington Field Office.

Friday - 09/17/2010, 08:30am EDT

FBI takes control of troubled Sentinel project

The FBI plans to take over management of Sentinel, its $451 million case management project from primary contractor Lockheed Martin.

Thursday - 09/16/2010, 04:11pm EDT

DHS seeks efficiency with automated watchlist

The failed bombing attempts in New York City and aboard a U.S. flight to Detroit has sparked concern over Uncle Sam's watchlisting system.

Tuesday - 08/31/2010, 06:00am EDT

ManTech takes over FBI cybersecurity contract

ManTech's contract is worth nearly $100 million

Tuesday - 08/17/2010, 09:30am EDT
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Malware-laced widget hits hosting giant

ManTech wins a nearly $100 million FBI cybersecurity contract

Tuesday - 08/17/2010, 08:30am EDT

Paul: Information Sharing Environment expanding

Changes in technology, culture and conditions necessitate not only an update, but growth for the three-year old office.

Thursday - 08/12/2010, 07:51pm EDT
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Paul to lead new information sharing strategy effort

The Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment says the three-year-old document needs to be updated and expanded. This effort is one of five priorities Kshmendra Paul shares in his exclusive interview with Federal News Radio, a month into his new role.

Wednesday - 08/11/2010, 07:18am EDT
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IG faults FBI for backlog of unexamined DNA evidence

The FBI confronts a growing bottleneck of forensic DNA cases that could take about two years to clear if nothing changes.

Tuesday - 08/10/2010, 12:05pm EDT

FBI will conduct autopsies on aid workers slain in Afghanistan

The bodies of six American aid workers will be flown to the U.S.

Tuesday - 08/10/2010, 11:52am EDT

Cybersecurity conference wraps up

Cyberthreat report released

Friday - 08/06/2010, 08:30am EDT

F.B.I. challenging use of seal, gets back a primer on the law

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken on everyone from Al Capone to John Dillinger to the Unabomber. Its latest adversary: Wikipedia.

Wednesday - 08/04/2010, 01:40pm EDT

FBI looks in-house to complete Sentinel system

The FBI wants to rely more on its own information technology staff members rather than outside contractors.

Tuesday - 08/03/2010, 01:25pm EDT

WH proposal would ease FBI access to records of Internet activity

The Obama administration is seeking to make it easier for the FBI to compel companies to turn over records of an individual's Internet activity.

Thursday - 07/29/2010, 12:29pm EDT

Mastermind of botnet nabbed

Cyber 'capture the flag' contest will premiere at DefCon

Wednesday - 07/28/2010, 08:30am EDT

Is the Intelligence Community too big?

Author Shane Harris brings us analysis.

Monday - 07/19/2010, 03:56pm EDT
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FBI shuts down Sentinel, again

The FBI has again paused work on the deployment of a multi-million dollar case-management system called Sentinel. Washingtonian.com is reporting that the bureau has extended a partial stop-work order that was first issued in March.

Monday - 07/19/2010, 11:25am EDT

FBI shuts down Sentinel computer program

The FBI has (again) put the brakes on a multi-million dollar plan to fix its creaky computer systems.

Friday - 07/16/2010, 06:34pm EDT

Business of Government Magazine 2010 Spring Edition

July 19th and 21st

Hear from FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, Federal Environment Executive Michelle Moore, Dr. David Blumenthal on Health IT, Rich Haley on managing financial resources at the FBI, Professor Tom Davenport on analytics and making better decisions, and Alec Ross on using social media to advance U.S. diplomatic goals. All of this and more next week on The Business of Government Magazine show

Friday - 07/16/2010, 11:01am EDT
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