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Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly (Ret.)

Border wall isn't enough, intel on Russian hacking accurate, DHS nominee says

Retired Marine Lt. Gen. John Kelly, the would-be leader of the Department of Homeland Security told a Senate panel that a border wall is inadequate and embraced the accuracy of U.S. intelligence on Russian cyber intrusions, and information operations.

ODNI Clapper, CIA Brennan

Senators push IC on whether Russia hacked GOP

Senators on the intelligence committee questioned members of IC on the extent to which Russia hacked the RNC and how that played into their assessment that Putin wanted to help Trump win the election.

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter.

Carter stresses reform and innovation in exit memo

In his exit memo, the secretary of defense outlines current threats and priorities with a strong emphasis on the need for acquisition reform and innovation.

DHS tags election systems as critical

Some state government officials object to the Department of Homeland Security's move to add election infrastructure to the roster of 16 existing federal "critical infrastructure" areas.

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EU needs more nudging on travel data, says DHS chief

The incoming administration will have to continue prodding the EU to share more traveler passenger information with DHS, according to the agency's outgoing secretary.

Deborah Lee James

Air Force launches Digital Service franchise

Following on the December launch of the Army Digital Service, the Air Force has announced it is creating its own branch of the Defense Digital Service.

Shutterstock image (by bestfoto77): cloud network security lock.

Three AWS services get FedRAMP High approval

Joint Authorization Board issues provisional ATOs for database, logging and API tools in Amazon's GovCloud.

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FAA looks to spur spectrum sharing tech

The FAA is leading a multi-agency effort to encourage commercial innovation in spectrum sharing.

The future of 44

The Obama administration will archive its social media history in novel and interactive ways.

Top NSA defender departs agency

Curtis Dukes, formerly the top information assurance officer at the National Security Agency, is joining the Center for Internet Security.

Lawmakers, CSIS unveil cyber recommendations for Trump administration

A cybersecurity task force recommended that the Trump administration move quickly to improve and reorganize oversight authorities, elevate the role of the White House cybersecurity coordinator and clarify the cyber defense roles of civilian and military agencies.

McCain at Heritage today.

Senators support intel findings on Russia, call for deterrence policy

Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee expressed support for the intelligence community and its assessment that Russia hacked Democratic Party servers to influence the election and called for more defined cyber deterrence policy.

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