IC in the News

IC in the News

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 15:25

IARPA Seeks to Plug Privacy Holes in AI

Hackers are using adversarial techniques to corrupt artificial intelligence and machine learning models by tampering with their training data.

Intelligence Community Named "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government 2018"

Sue Gordon, the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, wakes up every day at 3 am, jumps on a Peloton, and reads up on all the ways the world is trying to destroy the United States. By the afternoon, she has usually visited the Oval Office and met with the heads of the 17 intelligence agencies to get threat reports. The self-described “chief operating officer of the intelligence community” has a lot to worry about, but the nearly-30-year veteran is generally optimistic about America’s future. Now, she says, she just needs Silicon Valley to realize that tech and government don’t have to be opposed.

The Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the Clements Center for National Security and the Intelligence Studies Project at The University of Texas at Austin hosted a conference last week that featured key national security leaders and U.S. senators who addressed military and intelligence challenges. Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon spoke on issues related to Russia, China, global threats and world order.

The intelligence community comprises 17 agencies spread across the government, and while their missions and areas of focus vary, there’s a common thread: national security.

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