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Senate approves James Comey as new FBI director

Tags: FBI , James Comey , people

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 09:04am EDT

Obama nominating Comey as FBI director

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Friday - 06/21/2013, 02:18pm EDT

Senator questions delay in reporting TSP cyber breach

One senator is questioning why it took nine months for the Thrift Savings Plan board to find out about a sophisticated cyber attack that compromised 123,000 TSP participants' accounts. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) also wants to know why Congress wasn't informed of the breach until more than a month after it was reported to the board.

Tags: Susan Collins , Senate , Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Co , cybersecurity , TSP , hacker , Greg Long , Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board , Jolie Lee

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 01:29pm EDT

FBI names Kevin Perkins associate deputy director

Kevin Perkins is replacing Thomas Harrington who is retiring in July. Perkins currently serves as the executive assistant director of the FBI's Criminal Cyber Response and Services Branch.

Tags: FBI , people , Thomas Harrington , Kevin Perkins , Keith BieryGolick

Monday - 06/25/2012, 05:58pm EDT

FBI director warns of potential for cyber attacks by terrorists

Testifying before a House subcommittee, FBI Director Robert Mueller said terrorists have not used the Internet to launch a full-scale cyber attack, but the bureau does not underestimate an enemy's desire to do so.

Tags: FBI , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Technology , cyber attack

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 07:47am EST

FBI director: Cyber-threats will become top worry

The director of the FBI told an annual gathering of cyber-security professionals on Thursday that the agency needs the private sector to help combat what he believes is becoming the nation's No. 1 threat.

Tags: FBI , cybersecurity , Technology

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 09:45pm EST

Gitmo Inmates

The questions about what to do with Gitmo inmates continue. The Senate voted overwhelmingly to block transfer of any of the 240 inmates to the U.S., and refused to pay the $80 million it would cost the Pentagon and Justice Department to close the facility. The administration wants to shut it down, but FBI Director Robert Mueller told Congress that bringing the detainees to the U.S. could pose risks, including the possibility they might radicalize other inmates.

Tags: management , Pentagon , GITMO , Justice Department , FBI ,

Thursday - 05/21/2009, 11:50am EDT
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