Archive for the ‘IA News’ Category

Obama Calls for Interagency Review of Hostage Policy

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

This week it was announced that President Obama has ordered a comprehensive review of U.S. policy concerning American hostages held overseas. The proposed review will focus on several areas related to hostage cases…

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Cybercom Commander Lauds Partnerships

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Cybercom commander Adm. Michael S. Rogers addressed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in late October. Rogers focused his address on the importance of partnerships for effective cybersecurity…

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House Committee Reviews Multi-Agency Ebola Response

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

On October 24, experts and representatives from several U.S. departments and international organizations spoke at a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ebola response hearing…

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DHS Secretary Reviews 21st Century Border Security

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson recently spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on the subject of U.S. border security in the 21st century. His remarks were centered on the U.S. southwest border…

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USAID, White House Release Ebola Factsheets

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Earlier this month, the White House and USAID released factsheets updating the public on the U.S. government response to the Ebola outbreak…

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Johnson Encourages Further DHS/DoD Cooperation

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

On October 14, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson spoke about past, current, and future collaborative efforts, and encouraged increased cooperation between all branches of U.S. government…

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USAID Leads, DoD Supports U.S. Ebola Response

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

In the past two weeks the U.S. government has made several announcements outlining whole-of-government response to the Ebola outbreak in Africa. USAID is the lead agency in the effort, with support from DoD and other agencies and organizations…

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NIST Releases Smart Grid Framework

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

In September, the National Institute of Standards and Technology issued NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, Release 3.0, which provides an update on smart grid and critical infrastructure cybersecurity…

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USAID Builds on Iraq Emergency Response

Monday, September 29th, 2014

In the past two month, the U.S. Agency for International Development has released a series of fact sheets outlining their role in the U.S. response to continuing conflict and hardship in Iraq…

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USAID Outlines Ebola Response

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

On September 17, one day after President Obama laid out his response plan for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the U.S. Agency for International Development released their fact sheet on the whole-of-government Ebola response…

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