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Editor’s Note: This interview was conducted while Joseph Maguire was still serving as the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center and shortly before he transitioned to his new role as Acting Director of National Intelligence. Joseph Maguire was sworn in as the sixth director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) on December 27, 2018. In August 2019, he became the Acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI). Maguire previously served as NCTC’s Deputy Director for Strategic Operational Planning from 2007 to 2010, and represented the Center as a part of the National Security Council’s Counterterrorism Security Group.

 

Hybrid warfare — also known as grey zone conflict or low-intensity conflict — is a reality, and the U.S. military must be ready to confront and deter it, a senior intelligence officer said.

 

The U.S. national security community and its allies must be more publicly transparent about its methods and its findings if it hopes to fend off information warfare campaigns, a panel of experts said Sept. 4 at the Defense News Conference.

The office of the top U.S. counterintelligence official is launching a campaign to alert government employees, contractors and the general public to “serious risks” of security breaches or violence posed by “insiders.”

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) and the National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF) are today partnering with federal agencies across the government to launch “National Insider Threat Awareness Month” during September 2019.

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