Intelligence Management

Intelligence analysis benefits big from cloud computing

Cloud computing could revolutionize the intelligence community's analysis abiliies, trade group concludes.

IG faults IT management as a major challenge at DHS

DHS Acting Inspector General Charles Edwards provides a comprehensive overview of nine major management concerns at the department.

Unshred a document, win $50K

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to improve the way it reassembles shredded documents, and is offering a prize for an effective solution

Information sharing: Improved, but more work remains

Officials have become more apt to share what they know to the other benefit, but further openness has its hurdles to jump.

Intelligence takes the spotlight at DOD

Defense intelligence is closed by nature, but now the door is opening to let in open-source and Web 2.0 technologies -- and they're changing the way DOD operates.

ODNI report says office did no data mining in 2010

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has filed its latest required report on data mining.

Deputy CTO promotes innovation paths that can be replicated

U.S. Deputy CTO Chris Vein joined the White House in March to advance agencies using innovative technologies and processes.

Bin Laden's tech trove may give up secrets

The Defense Department and CIA are participating in a multi-agency task force to glean actionable intelligence from the large volume of material taken from Osama bin Laden's compound.

Tracking the cyber underground

Unlike the underground in World War II that helped the Allies defeat the totalitarian regimes they were fighting against, the underground that exists in the realm of cyber conflict is not on our side.

Tracking the cyber underground

Unlike the underground in World War II that helped the Allies defeat the totalitarian regimes they were fighting against, the underground that exists in the realm of cyber conflict is not on our side.

DOD hurt by speed, agility to access info, official says

Senators are warning about reverting to the pre-Sept. 11 days of hoarding information, and say instead that agencies need to balance security concerns with needs.

Report: WikiLeaks source exploited security flaw

A State Department program lacked a feature that might have alerted officials to the unauthorized download of diplomatic cables.

WikiLeaks no-peeking order: Silly or serious?

Even though WikiLeaks has published pages and pages and pages of secret cables and documents, federal employees are under orders not to look at them.

New cyber role, budgetary measures headed to ODNI

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says he is creating new top-level jobs for cybersecurity and U.S. intelligence, and plans to move $50 billion from the Defense Department budget into his office.

Intell fusion centers need to set performance goals, GAO says

The intelligence fusion centers created for sharing intelligence information need to be evaluated on their performance, the GAO says.

FBI resuscitates Sentinel case management system

The FBI has reshaped its Sentinel case management system so that much of the remainder of its development is performed by FBI employees.