Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Approves Government’s Application to Renew Telephony Metadata Program
Friday, January 03, 2014
On several prior occasions, the Director of National Intelligence has declassified information about the telephony metadata collection program under the “business records” provision of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, 50 U.S.C. Section 1861 (also referred to as “Section 215”), in order to provide the public a more thorough and balanced understanding of the program.
DNI Announces the Declassification of the Existence of Collection Activities Authorized by President George W. Bush Shortly After the Attacks of September 11, 2001
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Yesterday, the Director of National Intelligence (“DNI”) announced the declassification of the existence of collection activities authorized by President George W. Bush shortly after the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Intelligence Community Named a Top-Five Place to Work in the Federal Government for the Fifth Year in a Row
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
For the fifth consecutive year, the Intelligence Community (IC) was honoured as one of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, according to an independent analysis of federal workers’ job satisfaction and commitment.
IARPA Launches New Research Program to Increase Understanding of How the Human Brain Interprets Concepts
Monday, November 25, 2013
WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), announced today that it has embarked on a multi-year research effort to develop scientific understanding of how the human brain represents conceptual knowledge. Insights obtained from the Knowledge Representation in Neural Systems (KRNS) program may ultimately improve the ability of intelligence community analysts to draw accurate inferences from intelligence data.
Anne Neuberger, special assistant to NSA Director Keith Alexander, speaks with NPR's Tom Gjelten
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The controversy over the National Security Agency's surveillance programs has exposed a problem in the oversight of those programs: The development of the relevant technology has outpaced the laws and policies that govern its use.