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CIA head 'outraged,' 'dismayed' by email hack

October 27, 2015

The head of the CIA was “outraged” by a teenager’s apparent hacking of his personal AOL email account, he said on Tuesday.
At the same time, Director John Brennan scolded some media outlets over reports about the leak of his personal documents, which he indicated gave a false impression about what the email account was used for and what it contained.

CIA director says hack of his email epitomizes cyber threat

October 27, 2015

CIA Director John Brennan says the hack of his personal email account underscores that everyone is vulnerable to the compromise of personal information on the Internet.

Previewing the forthcoming cybersecurity bill negotiations

October 27, 2015

Today is the big day for a final Senate vote on the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act and a list of amendments. In the House, attention is turning to the likely prospect of a conference committee that would have three bills to reconcile — CISA, plus two cybersecurity measures that passed in April.

Opinion: The shocking mediocrity of Islamic State 'hacker' Junaid Hussain

October 26, 2015

The Islamic State militant Junaid Hussain killed in a British drone strike displayed little technical knowhow. But even though an unskilled coder, he was more effective at spreading the militants' message over social media and ultimately proved to be an effective role model.

Intelligence Lessons from the 2009 Fort Hood Shooting

October 09, 2015

In 2010, then-Director of National Intelligence Dennis C. Blair convened a panel to review the November 2009 Fort Hood shooting committed by Army Maj.

The global struggle to prevent cyberwar

September 30, 2015

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Center for Cyber and Homeland Security

September 27, 2015

In the time it takes you to read this sentence, approximately 60 new pieces of malware will start surfing the internet with the intention of infecting your computer.

'Greta Investigates Lone Wolves – Enemies Among Us,' highlights Brendan Tevlin murder case

July 31, 2015

Allison Tevlin, the mother of murdered 19-year-old New Jersey student Brendan Tevlin, told Fox News’ “Greta Investigates” team Friday that the additional charge of terrorism brought against her son

CCHS Announces New Board of Directors

June 24, 2015

The Center for Cyber & Homeland Security (CCHS) at the George Washington University is pleased to announce the membership of its new Board of Directors.  The members of this Board provide high-

NSA Chief Warns Congress Not to Mire Telephone Data Program With New Rules

May 11, 2015

National Security Agency director Adm.

With deadline looming, the future of government spying is in flux

May 11, 2015

The USA Patriot Act has been at the nexus of the debate over privacy and civil liberties since it was passed in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

NSA Director to Work With US Congress to Speed Up Bulk Data Collection

May 11, 2015

The National Security Agency (NSA) will be working with the US Congress to speed up data collection, despite a US federal appeals court ruling on the illegality of NSA bulk collection, NSA Director

US cyber commander says hackers to 'pay a price'

May 11, 2015

The US strategy of "deterrence" for cyber-attacks could involve a wide range or responses, potentially including the use of conventional weapons, the nation's top cyber-warrior said Monday.

NSA chief wary of proxies

May 11, 2015

As the U.S.

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