CIA announces overhaul to combat new threats

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CIA announces overhaul to combat new threats

CIA Reorganizes to Speed Analysis, Focus More on Cyber-Es. Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping reorganization of the CIA, an overhaul designed to make its leaders more accountable and close espionage gaps amid widespread concerns about the spy agency’s limited insights into a series of major global developments. (Bloomberg) — The Central Intelligence Agency unveiled a major restructuring on Friday to put more emphasis on digital spying, speed the production of analysis and continue chipping away at the wall that separates spies from analysts. Brennan announced the restructuring to the CIA workforce on Friday, including a new directorate devoted to boosting the CIA’s computer ...

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CIA Restructuring Adds New Cyber Focus

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CIA Restructuring Adds New Cyber Focus

CIA Reorganizes to Speed Analysis, Focus More on Cyber-Es. CIA Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping reorganization of the spy agency, an overhaul designed to make its leaders more accountable, enhance the agency’s cyber capabilities and shore up espionage gaps exacerbated by a decade focused on counterterrorism. (Bloomberg) — The Central Intelligence Agency unveiled a major restructuring on Friday to put more emphasis on digital spying, speed the production of analysis and continue chipping away at the wall that separates spies from analysts. He said the move comes after nine outside experts spent three months analyzing the agency’s management structure, including what ...

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CIA’s Brennan to overhaul spy agency’s management structure

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CIA’s Brennan to overhaul spy agency’s management structure

CIA Reorganizes to Speed Analysis, Focus More on Cyber-Es. CIA Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping reorganization of the spy agency, an overhaul designed to make its leaders more accountable, enhance the agency’s cyber capabilities and shore up espionage gaps exacerbated by a decade focused on counterterrorism. (Bloomberg) — The Central Intelligence Agency unveiled a major restructuring on Friday to put more emphasis on digital spying, speed the production of analysis and continue chipping away at the wall that separates spies from analysts. Brennan announced the restructuring to the CIA workforce on Friday, including a new directorate devoted to boosting the CIA’s ...

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CIA to make sweeping changes, focus more on cyber ops: agency chief

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CIA to make sweeping changes, focus more on cyber ops: agency chief

CIA chief announces across-the-board agency reorganization with focus on cyber espionage to close intelligence gaps. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Central Intelligence Agency is launching one of the biggest reorganizations in its history, aimed in part at sharpening its focus on cyber operations and incorporating digital innovations into intelligence gathering, CIA director John Brennan said. In a presentation to reporters this week, Brennan said he also is creating new units within the CIA, called “mission centers,” intended to concentrate the agency’s focus on specific challenges or geographic areas, such as weapons proliferation or Africa. He said the move comes after ...

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CIA Director John Brennan Outlines Major Overhaul

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CIA Director John Brennan Outlines Major Overhaul

CIA Reorganizes to Speed Analysis, Focus More on Cyber-Espionage. WASHINGTON – The Central Intelligence Agency is launching one of the biggest reorganizations in its history, aimed in part at sharpening its focus on cyber operations and incorporating digital innovations into intelligence gathering, CIA director John Brennan said. In a reorganization of the nation’s premier spy agency, the CIA is creating a special division to conduct digital espionage, the latest government agency to respond to the growing use of cyber hacks and attacks around the globe. In a presentation to reporters this week, Brennan said he also is creating new units within the CIA, called “mission centers,” ...

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CIA’s Brennan to Overhaul Spy Agency’s Management Structure

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CIA’s Brennan to Overhaul Spy Agency’s Management Structure

CIA Director to Revamp Agency Structure, Looking for Collaboration. CIA Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping reorganization of the spy agency, an overhaul designed to make its leaders more accountable, enhance the agency’s cyber capabilities and shore up espionage gaps exacerbated by a decade focused on counterterrorism. (Bloomberg) — The Central Intelligence Agency on Friday unveiled a major restructuring to put more emphasis on digital spying, speed the production of analysis and continue chipping away at the wall that separates spies from analysts.The CIA embarked on a sweeping restructuring Friday that will bring an end to divisions that have been in place for decades, ...

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Major Overhaul Set for CIA, With Thousands to Be Reassigned

Rubric: CIA | 7 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Major Overhaul Set for CIA, With Thousands to Be Reassigned

CIA Reorganizes to Speed Analysis, Focus More on Cyber-Espionage. CIA Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping reorganization of the spy agency, an overhaul designed to make its leaders more accountable, enhance the agency’s cyber capabilities and shore up espionage gaps exacerbated by a decade focused on counterterrorism. (Bloomberg) — The Central Intelligence Agency on Friday unveiled a major restructuring to put more emphasis on digital spying, speed the production of analysis and continue chipping away at the wall that separates spies from analysts. The CIA embarked on a sweeping restructuring Friday that will bring an end to divisions that have been in place for decades, ...

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CIA to build cyber espionage unit

Rubric: CIA | 7 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
CIA to build cyber espionage unit

CIA Reorganizes to Speed Analysis, Focus More on Cyber-Espionage. CIA Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping reorganization of the spy agency, an overhaul designed to make its leaders more accountable, enhance the agency’s cyber capabilities and shore up espionage gaps exacerbated by a decade focused on counterterrorism. (Bloomberg) — The Central Intelligence Agency on Friday unveiled a major restructuring to put more emphasis on digital spying, speed the production of analysis and continue chipping away at the wall that separates spies from analysts.The CIA embarked on a sweeping restructuring Friday that will bring an end to divisions that have been in place for decades, ...

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CIA board clears personnel of spying on Senate inquiry

Rubric: CIA | 15 Jan 2015 | no comments yet »
CIA board clears personnel of spying on Senate inquiry

C.I.A. Officers Are Cleared in Senate Computer Search. A CIA accountability board has cleared the spy agency of wrongdoing after CIA officials were found to have searched the files of congressional investigators tasked with reviewing the possible use of torture tactics during the Bush presidency.An internal panel set up by the CIA said on Wednesday that agency employees would not be punished for secretly searching the computers of a Senate committee — an incident that set off a furious public feud and led to accusations of breach of constitution.WASHINGTON Five CIA personnel involved in searching computers used by Senate staffers to compile a scathing report on the torture of detainees didn’t ...

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James Risen, New York Times Reporter, Won’t Testify In CIA Leak Case

Rubric: CIA | 14 Jan 2015 | no comments yet »
James Risen, New York Times Reporter, Won’t Testify In CIA Leak Case

After Years-Long Legal Battle, New York Times’ James Risen Will Not Testify in Leak Case. New York Times reporter James Risen will not be called to testify in the trial of Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA officer charged with leaking classified information, the Department of Justice said in court papers filed Monday. District Court in Alexandra, Va., federal prosecutors asked the court to “exclude James Risen as an unavailable witness” and said the jury “should draw no inferences, favorable or unfavorable” based on his absence as a witness. After multiple efforts to compel the two-time Pulitzer winner to testify—first in 2008 during the Bush administration and again in 2011 under Obama—“the ...

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