11/16/2009 - The White House has ordered the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to rely on CIA station chiefs as the primary foreign intelligence liaisons instead of giving the director of national intelligence (DNI) authority to appoint his own representatives when he sees fit.
08/27/2009 - The U.S. intelligence community may be overcoming its institutional aversion to information sharing as its internal version of Wikipedia begins to thrive, according to The Washington Post.
08/21/2009 - Speaking at the National Press Club at an event on privatization of Intelligence, former CIA director Michael Hayden and former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff defended the use of contractors as a means of filling in skill sets that might be lacking in-house.
06/23/2009 - Bush Administration’s transfer of domestic of spy satellite activity to DHS from the Department of the Interior elicited outcry from civil libertarians who feared the move would lead to unconstitutional surveillance.
06/22/2009 - Germany's counterintelligence chief says that Russian intelligence is spying on German firms to steal industrial secrets to help Russian companies get a competitive advantage in new technologies.
04/17/2009 - As President Barack Obama's 60-day review of U.S. cybersecurity nears its end, the debate over whether the National Security Agency (NSA) should be the lead agency protecting government networks gets attention from The New York Times today.
03/18/2009 - Officials briefed lawmakers today on the challenges of developing a domestic intelligence-sharing network to thwart terror, while civil libertarians warned of infringement on the rights of groups that espouse unpopular but nonviolent views.