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What I Learned At The CIA Conference On National Security

October 28, 2015

The Central Intelligence Agency can draw a fairly complete cross-section of the entire US intelligence community to a conference. Yesterday was its second annual public conference on national security, “The Ethos and the Profession of Intelligence” at The George Washington University campus in Washington, DC.

CIA director fumes over teen who hacked personal email

October 27, 2015

The head of the CIA says he was “outraged” by a teenager’s hacking of his personal AOL email account. “What it does is to underscore just how vulnerable people are to those who want to cause harm and the social engineering that goes on and the manipulation of the system allows individuals to carry our criminal activities against US citizens,” Director John Brennan said at George Washington University.

CIA director Brennan 'outraged' by personal email hack

October 27, 2015

CIA director John Brennan has said he is "outraged" by the hacking of his personal email account.

Two-year budget deal reached

October 27, 2015

The White House and congressional negotiators struck an agreement Monday for a two-year budget deal that would raise the Budget Control Act caps by $80 billion over the next two years and provide the Pentagon with $56 billion in additional spending that military leaders say is sorely needed.

CIA Director: My Email Was Hacked, And Yours Can Be, Too

October 27, 2015

CIA Director John Brennan says the recent hack of his personal AOL email account makes it clear how everyone can be at risk on the Internet.

CIA Head: Personal Email Hack Epitomizes Cyber Dangers

October 27, 2015

CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he was "outraged" when a hacker broke into his personal email account, but added the attack highlights how everyone's personal data is vulnerable on the Internet.

CIA Director John Brennan 'outraged' by hack of his emails

October 27, 2015

Washington (CNN) CIA Director John Brennan addressed the hack of his personal email account for the first time on Tuesday, calling it an "outrage" that shows the challenges that face the intelligen

Spy heads push for stronger cyber powers as bill comes up in Senate

October 27, 2015

Intelligence leaders called for a more secure “legal foundation” for cybersecurity on Tuesday, as the Senate began final deliberations on major cyber legislation.

CIA Director John Brennan speaks out on email hack

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.

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.

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