Press Releases

Press Releases

The Department of Justice has released additional information contained within Inspectors General reports on the President’s Surveillance Program (PSP). The additional information concerns the presidential documents that authorized the inception and implementation of the program.
Thursday, 10 September 2015 14:27

IARPA Announces Winners of its ASpIRE Challenge

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), today announced the winners of its speech recognition challenge, Automatic Speech recognition in Reverberant Environments (ASpIRE). The winning teams from the Johns Hopkins University, Raytheon BBN Technologies, the Institute for Infocomm Research, and Brno University of Technology will share $110,000 in prizes.
On August 27, 2015, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court issued a Primary Order approving the government’s application to renew the Section 215 bulk telephony program.
I strongly endorse President Obama’s nomination of Marcel Lettre to be the next Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. This is a position I know well, and I believe Marcel is exceptionally qualified to serve in this important post.
Monday, 03 August 2015 10:33

DNI Clapper Names New IARPA Director

Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper announced today that he has selected Dr. Jason Matheny to be the next director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, effective immediately.