Joint Statement from the ODNI and the U.S. DOJ on the Declassification of Renewal of Collection Under Section 501 of the FISA
Monday, December 08, 2014
Earlier this year in a speech at the Department of Justice, President Obama announced a transition that would end the Section 215 bulk telephony metadata program as it previously existed, and that the government would establish a mechanism that preserves the capabilities we need without the government holding this bulk data.
DNI Clapper Establishes the National Counterintelligence and Security Center
DNI Releases Updated Budget Figure for FY 2015 Appropriations Requested for the National Intelligence Program
Friday, November 21, 2014
Consistent with 50 U.S.C. 3306(a), the Director of National Intelligence disclosed to the public on March 6, 2014, the aggregate amount of appropriations requested for Fiscal Year 2015. The amount of $45.6 billion excluded funding required to support overseas contingency operations. That disclosure was updated June 30, 2014, to include an updated aggregate amount of appropriations requested for Fiscal Year 2015 of $49.4 billion.
IARPA Announces Speech Recognition Challenge
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), announced today that it is launching a speech recognition challenge contest, Automatic Speech recognition in Reverberant Environments (ASpIRE), to enable automatic speech recognition technology to perform well across a variety of acoustic environments and recording scenarios on natural conversational speech.
DNI Clapper Statement on President Obama’s Intent to Nominate Nicholas Rasmussen as the Next NCTC Director
Monday, November 10, 2014
I strongly endorse the President’s intent to nominate Nicholas Rasmussen to be the next director of the National Counterterrorism Center.