IC in the News 2013

IC in the News 2013

Thursday, 25 April 2013 14:49

Top U.S. Spy: Don’t Blame Us for Boston

Congressmen are already lining up to label the Boston Marathon bombing as yet another failure of the U.S. intelligence community. The head of America’s 16 spy agencies has response for the Capitol Hill critics: back off.
Receiving treatment for a sexual assault will no longer harangue the process for getting or keeping a security clearance, the U.S. government's top intelligence official said Friday.
James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, is warning that federal budget cuts known as sequestration will hurt the nation in ways that might not be known until it is too late.
Government computer scientists are asking industry for information that could lead to new levels of computational performance with dramatically lower power, space, and cooling requirements than the high-performance computing (HPC) systems of today.
Bored with classes? Carnegie Mellon University and one of the government’s top spy agencies want to interest high school students in a game of computer hacking.
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