Intelligence

FBI Official: Russia Is Not Cooperating with U.S. Against Ransomware Threat

Administration officials promised consequences after a meeting between presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin.

Military Intel Officials Highlight Efforts to Counter Online Disinformation

Adversaries take advantage of moments in real time, such as when efforts are focused on withdrawing from Afghanistan.

The Future of Work Is Flexible

Even for national security workers, remote work options will be more prevalent in the post-COVID era.

What a Top Secret Cloud Means for Microsoft

A commercial platform announced last year is now generally available to government customers.

NSA Awards Secret $10 Billion Contract to Amazon

Much of the NSA’s most prized intelligence data may be moving to the cloud.   

Advisory Details How to Defend Container Tech from Crypto Miners

Old fashioned data theft is still the main reason adversaries are targeting a popular open-source application management system.

NSA to National Security Employees: Avoid Working on Public Wi-Fi

The agency offered best practices for remote work using wireless technologies. 

US, UK Officials: Russian Military Leveraging Containers in Active Hacking Campaign

Cybersecurity agencies issued an advisory with indicators of compromise and mitigation measures. 

Are UFOs Real? Government Continues to Investigate

Although the task force studied UFO sightings that occurred between 2004 and 2021, most happened over the past two years.

NASA Ranks as the Best Place to Work in Government for Ninth Year

The federal government still has “a lot of work to do to improve its competitiveness with the private sector as an employer of choice,” head of the nonprofit that released the rankings says. 

CIA’s Last Classified Fax Machines Are About to Retire

A secure email system dubbed Gray Magic will replace the legendary analog technology.

Intel Community Needs Next-Gen Microelectronics for Future of AI

IARPA wants “seedling” ideas that use a multidisciplinary approach that extends beyond traditional technological and scientific fields.

Bill Would Force Intelligence, Law Enforcement to Obtain Warrants Before Buying Americans’ Data

As with other tech companies, agencies would have to obtain court orders to compel data brokers to turn over information.