Press Releases

Press Releases

Consistent with 50 U.S.C. 3306(b), the Director of National Intelligence is disclosing to the public, not later than 30 days after the end of the fiscal year, the aggregate amount of funds appropriated by Congress to the National Intelligence Program for Fiscal Year 2017.

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announces today a multi-year research effort to develop and evaluate biometric presentation attack detection technologies to ensure the integrity of biometric security systems. If successful, the Odin program will provide solutions to the Intelligence Community and its partners to remediate critical vulnerabilities in today’s biometric recognition systems.

WASHINGTON – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announces its scoring process for its Functional Map of the World—“fMoW”—Challenge. Participants from around the world are invited to develop automated techniques to accurately detect and categorize points of interest from satellite imagery. Participants are scored based on their ability to correctly categorize portions of satellite images. Submissions are scored automatically and independently evaluated for accuracy.

I am pleased to welcome Lt. Gen. Robert P. Ashley, Jr., U.S. Army, today as he succeeds Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, USMC, as Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).

I am pleased to welcome John B. Sherman, who was sworn in on September 11, 2017 as the Intelligence Community Chief Information Officer. President Trump announced his intent to appoint John on August 18, 2017.

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