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Cybercoordinator to be named, FBI investigating Citigroup hack
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There are some Iraqi Police and Military officials in town. They are here for training with the FBI and U.S. agencies and military officials. U.S. Army sources say the FBI training is designed to teach Iraqi police forensics skills, evidentiary proceedings and better police skills. Iraqi military officials are also here for training and will be meeting with U.S. military officials and other unnamed U.S. agencies. Iraq is preparing for the departing of U.S troops in 2011 and need to improve police and military capabilities.
Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday he made the decision to charge the Christmas Day terror suspect in civilian court rather than the military system, with no objection from all the other relevant departments of the government. According to the Associated Press, the attorney general wrote in a letter to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell that the FBI told its partners in the intelligence community on Christmas Day and again the next day that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab would be charged criminally.
This week on Fed Talk, host Debra Roth is joined by Special Agents Eric Ives and Ron Nolan of the Violent Crimes/Major Offenders Unit of the FBI's Criminal Investigative Division. They will discuss the history of the Top Ten List, how the list works, and how modern technology has helped bring the list into the 21st Century.
Latest IG report finds cost, schedule and performance of Sentinel has slipped again. FBI had to delay new capabilities under Phase 2. Bureau says Sentinel should be fully implemented by September 2010.
Privacy advocates often find themselves at odds with those who favor stepped up cybersecurity. But are the two camps destined to be at odds with each other always? A conference now underway is examining the tug of war between the two sides.
Sources tell FederalNewsRadio that a leading candidate is a staff member on the Senate Intelligence Committee. In the meantime, former White House cybersecurity lead Hathaway and other industry experts offer the new cyber coordinator some advice about priorities and challenges.
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Several departments are starting to understand that buying and creating technology systems can be done in small, iterative steps. OMB's push for agile development seems to be taking hold across the government.