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Dean Souleles, chief technology adviser at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, said the intelligence community is now laying the groundwork for artificial intelligence adoption, Federal News Network reported Friday.

William Evanina, Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), discusses growing foreign intelligence threats to the private sector in the Fall 2019 edition of Catalyst magazine.  See “Private Sector as the New Geopolitical Battlespace” at http://digital.graphcompubs.com/publication/?i=630295#{"issue_id":630295,"page":26}

WASHINGTON – Attorney General William Barr, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan, Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, FBI Director Christopher Wray, U.S. Cyber Command Commander and NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone, and CISA Director Christopher Krebs today released the following joint statement:

Chairman Johnson, Ranking Member Peters, and members of the committee, thank you for the opportunity to be with you today. I will begin with a brief overview of the terrorism threat before discussing related threats to the homeland in more detail. I will close my opening remarks with a discussion of global trends impacting counterterrorism efforts, along with comments on the way forward, from NCTC’s perspective.

Artificial intelligence is a concept that seems tailor-made for the intelligence community. The ability to sort through massive amounts of data, seeking out patterns large and small, anomalies that warrant further investigation, that’s what intelligence analysts do already. Imagine what they could achieve when augmented by AI?
But it’s not as simple as just adopting it. Dean Souleles, chief technology advisor for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, said on Agency in Focus – Intelligence Community that the IC is working now to lay the foundation for adopting AI.

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