Tag: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

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 and policy developments, adopting cybersecurity best […]

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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 port facilities. This year’s Cyber Guard exercise scenarios involved […]

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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 intelligence gleaned from improvised explosive devises (IEDs), which is then […]

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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 spoke about the Cyber Division’s […]

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In June, U.S. Cyber Command, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) hosted a multi-agency exercise designed to simulate a whole-of-nation response to attacks on U.S. critical infrastructure. Cyber Guard brought together cyberspace and critical infrastructure operators and experts from more than 100 organizations spanning government, academia, and industry, […]

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President Obama announced the completion of the review of U.S. hostage policy on June 24. The President also announced the creation of an interagency Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell aimed at improving how the government develops hostage recovery plans…

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Officials recently announced that an interagency review of U.S. hostage policy will be completed this spring. Possible changes to the U.S. hostage policy include the creation of a fusion cell dedicated to recovering American hostages…

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A joint intelligence bulletin issued by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security warns that Islamic State forces may be planning attacks against military personnel within the United States…

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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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