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Agencies investigate Russia, Trump associates



Agencies investigate Russia, Trump associates
For months, U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies have been collaborating in an investigation into Russian attempts to influence the recent presidential election. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Justice, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and representatives of… Read More

Second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture a success



Second InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture a success
Yesterday the Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School (CGSS) hosted the second lecture in their new InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series. Over 65 students and faculty from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) and other area universities attended the lecture.… Read More

Second lecture in new ‘InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series’ – Oct. 25



Second lecture in new ‘InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series’ – Oct. 25
The second lecture in the new InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series is set for 12:30-1:30 p.m., Oct. 25, in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. This second lecture’s topic is the “FBI Cyber Task Force,” presented by Special Agent Christopher J. Lamb, Ph.D., from… Read More

FEMA releases 2016 National Preparedness Report



FEMA releases 2016 National Preparedness Report
Earlier this month the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the publication of its 2016 National Preparedness Report. The report, which was issued this spring, evaluates core capabilities of U.S. government agencies tasked with providing emergency preparedness and response. FEMA’s report highlights several DHS initiatives,… Read More

Intel agencies investigate election cyber-attacks



Intel agencies investigate election cyber-attacks
Several U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies are investigating possible cyber-attacks aimed at November’s presidential election. While the agencies do not have conclusive proof that Russia is involved in a specific plot, officials from the FBI, CIA, National Security Agency (NSA), and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are concerned. One… Read More

Directive focuses on cyber incident coordination



Directive focuses on cyber incident coordination
Today the White House released a Presidential Policy Directive (PPD-41) focused on U.S. cyber incident coordination. PPD-41 sets forth principles governing the federal government’s response to any cyber incident, whether involving government or private sector entities. The new directive also establishes lead federal agencies, lays a structure for coordinating broader… Read More

Treasury discusses cybersecurity in banking



Treasury discusses cybersecurity in banking
On Tuesday, members of the  Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee (FBIIC) met to discuss cybersecurity policy issues in the financial sector. The FBIIC is made up of 18 federal and state financial regulatory organizations, and is chaired by the Treasury Department. The FBIIC meets regularly to coordinate cybersecurity strategy… Read More

Cyber exercise brings together agencies, partners



Cyber exercise brings together agencies, partners
Nearly 800 representatives from U.S. government agencies, private industry, and foreign nations recently participated in Cyber Guard 2016, a nine-day exercise that concluded on June 18. U.S. government participants included representatives from the FBI and the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, among others. Non-government entities included power companies and… Read More

Multi-agency center finds new home



Multi-agency center finds new home
The Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC) was welcomed to its new home at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama on February 16. The multi-agency organization is made up of 30 partner agencies, including the FBI and the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security. TEDAC is responsible for analyzing and exploiting… Read More

FBI Cyber Division utilizes whole-of-government approach



FBI Cyber Division utilizes whole-of-government approach
FBI Cyber Division Section IV Chief Gerald Bessette was recently interviewed about actions agencies should take before and after a cyber breach. During the interview, Bessette discussed the Cyber Division’s place within the FBI, trends in cyber intrusions and breeches, and the differences between cyber investigations and traditional probes. Bessette… Read More