The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is hyper-focused on cybersecurity and is conducting simulated cyberattacks to better understand the “bad actors” who are trying to do “the unthinkable,” the agency’s chief information security officer (CISO) said on May 16.
Fundamentally, the job of an intelligence analyst hasn’t changed; but what has changed is the increased collaboration between analysts and data stewards and operators, according to a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official who talked this week about the ongoing evolution of that collaboration.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) announced on Jan. 5 its launch of a new hiring portal to help streamline how the agency attracts new talent.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has appointed Randy Nixon director for the agency’s open-source enterprise, according to a Dec. 21 LinkedIn post.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) plans to diversify its applicant pools and reduce the long onboarding hiring process as the agency tries to revamp its hiring practices, an agency official said.
The Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) Deputy Director for Digital Innovation (DDI) flagged competition with China, the need to create better artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, and pressures to ramp up digital capabilities as three of the agency’s biggest tech priorities at September 13 event organized by GovExec.
William J. Burns, Director, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) detailed some of the most important actions that they are undertaking to deter foreign adversaries in the realm of cybersecurity at the Billington Cybersecurity Summit on September 8.
The Central Intelligence Agency has named Joseph “Rich” Baich as the agency’s new chief information security officer (CISO).
The CIA has named Nand Mulchandani to serve as the agency’s first-ever chief technology officer (CTO), CIA Director William Burns announced on April 29.
The Central Intelligence Agency named La’Naia Jones as its next chief information officer (CIO), the agency’s deputy press secretary confirmed to MeriTalk. Jones will also be the next director of the agency’s Information and Technology Enterprise.
As part of a broader effort to enhance national security efforts at the agency, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) announced the creation of a new chief technology officer (CTO) position, and a new Transnational and Technology Mission Center.
Peter Ranks has left his post as the deputy CIO for information enterprise at the Defense Department (DoD) to return to the CIA.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) confirmed late Friday that it awarded the Intelligence Community (IC) Commercial Cloud Enterprise (C2E) Cloud Service Provider (CSP) contract to multiple vendors.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) launched its own innovation lab this week, CIA Labs, to support in-house research and development (R&D) driving innovative science and technology to address intelligence challenges.
A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official, Alexander Yuk Ching Ma, was arrested last week for conspiring to communicate classified information to Chinese officials.
In a letter to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., raised questions on cybersecurity issues across the intelligence community (IC), and suggested that the IC may need to fall under the purview of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) authority of requiring all Federal agencies to adopt specific cybersecurity technologies and policies.
The desire to make the employees of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) more efficient in their work led to the creation of a Robotics Process Automation Center of Excellence, explained Pam Dempsey, the center’s lead.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has issued a draft request for proposal (RFP) for its Commercial Cloud Enterprise (C2E) contract, according to a report by Nextgov.
The CIA announced Tuesday that it was launching its own dark web website to collect intelligence tips, calling the site its “latest layer.”
With the increasing democratization of technology, Deputy Director of CIA Science and Technology Dawn Meyerriecks said that intelligence integration and freeing up intellectual property (IP) are of mounting importance to innovating solutions that bolster national security.
After cutting their social media teeth on Twitter, where they have an impressive 2.58 million followers, the CIA announced it will launch an Instagram account.
The military and the intelligence community are still finding strong collaboration from industry partners on artificial intelligence and data sharing, said two prominent officials on Thursday.
The now-former CIO and director of the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) IT enterprise John Edwards has been newly appointed as the deputy chief operating officer (COO) at the CIA.
Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) re:Invent conference achieved the impossible dream: 700 public sector technology professionals awake at 7 a.m. in Las Vegas. At the public sector keynote, Teresa Carlson, VP worldwide public sector AWS, highlighted the new AWS Secret Region. The Secret Region was designed for the U.S. intelligence community (IC) and can operate workloads up to the Secret U.S. security classification level.
Former CIA Director John Brennan said that the Federal government should create an independent commission to regulate the digital domain. Brennan said that the commission should be made up of former government officials and private sector engineers to ensure that there are representatives of both backgrounds.
President Donald Trump nominated two former members of the U.S. Congress who have experience with Russian affairs to direct the CIA and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and they have vastly different personalities. How will these men affect the future of these intelligence agencies?
Defending against U.S. intelligence leaks such as those committed by Edward Snowden and Julian Assange’s Wikileaks requires a “fundamental change” in the way that intelligence deals with digital attacks and vulnerabilities, according to CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
The anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks released thousands of documents Tuesday that it claims detail a massive CIA hacking program targeting Windows operating systems, iPhones, and smart TVs—both in the U.S. and abroad.
According to a new declassified report from the leaders of the intelligence community, Russian President Vladimir Putin “ordered” an effort to influence the U.S. election and “denigrate” Hillary Clinton.
President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination for CIA director has advocated for mass data collection from U.S. citizens and has criticized Trump’s foreign policy strategies. Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., urged Congress to allow the National Security Agency to restart its bulk collection of metadata while adding that to financial and “lifestyle” information that would all be searchable in one database.