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New cyber threat center to fill gaps in information sharing

The White House announced Tuesday the creation of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Center to improve coordination and collaboration of information about computer network security. The Director of National Intelligence will oversee the CTIC, and it will be modeled after the National Counterterrorism Center.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , White House , Lisa Monaco , Woodrow Wilson Center , Cyber Threat Intelligence Center , information sharing , Christian Beckner , The George Washington Center for Cyber and Homeland Security , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 02/11/2015, 03:43am EST

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The White House announced Tuesday a new cyber threat intelligence center to better understand and coordinate the response to the threats the nation faces. The approach the administration is taking isn't a new one. In fact, it's modeled after the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the center and why many experts say this approach seems like the right one.

Tags: Jason Miller , cybersecurity , In Depth

Tuesday - 02/10/2015, 04:30pm EST

Olsen leaving NCTC

National Counterterrorism Center Director Matt Olsen is leaving his position later this year. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says Olsen has led the office for three years, integrating the counterterrorism community by seeking to strengthen key partnerships in the intelligence community. The NCTC is a key tool in the U.S. intelligence arsenal and is designed to warn against terrorist attacks. Its function is also to provide U.S. decision makers the intelligence they needed to counter terror threats.

Tags: Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green , Matt Olsen , James Clapper

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 09:37am EDT

Govt to keep info on Americans with no terror ties

The U.S. intelligence community will now be able to store information about Americans with no ties to terrorism for up to five years under new Obama administration guidelines.

Tags: National Counterterrorism Center , James Clapper , Marc Rotenberg ,

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 10:37pm EDT

Senate committee finds few hurdles with cyber proposal

The White House's draft bill includes many similarities with the one sponsored by the Sens. Lieberman, Collins and Carper. The biggest issues are around the President's powers over the Internet during emergencies and whether there should be a Senate-confirmed cyber coordinator at DHS. Senate Majority Leader Reid is making comprehensive cyber legislation a priority this session.

Tags: technology , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Tom Carper , Phil Reitinger , Harry Reid , Jason Chipman , DHS , DoJ , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , cybersecurity , liability protections , Critical infrastructure , Jason Miller

Monday - 05/23/2011, 07:49pm EDT