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Tuesday, 26 November 2019 12:29

Meet IARPA’s New Director

Catherine Marsh will serve as the director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, a research organization within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence charged with developing new tools to solve the intelligence communities most difficult problems, the office announced Nov. 22. 

From building partnerships and pipelines with schools and universities, to moving jobs out of the Washington metro area, to reworking the security clearance process, agencies are employing a wide variety of strategies to combat the hiring and retention crisis currently plaguing public service.

Leaders from the Department of Defense and intelligence community Thursday emphasized the need for a diverse workforce in support of national security.

“Learning how to be fast followers and adopters takes a cultural shift,” said ODNI Principal Executive Andrew Hallman in his Nov. 5 opening comments at the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence panel, The Defense of a Nation: AI Leadership for the Future.

A group of federal agencies on Friday released a set of new processes that will govern how lawmakers, government agencies, the private sector and the public would be notified of foreign interference in U.S. elections.

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