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Kari Bingen

Pentagon To Classify More Acquisition Info, Keep Closer Eye On Fed Employees

Posted by Paul McLeary on


“We have a fairly well-positioned and growing counterintelligence activity across the organizations,” the official said, adding that the shift to DoD has created “what is arguably the single largest security-focused agency in the federal government.”

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In 1st Interview, PDUSDI Bingen Talks Artificial Intelligence, Project Maven, Ethics

Posted by Colin Clark on


We’ve got teams that are working side by side with the JAIC team and obviously the leadership continuity there is key for us. And we’re also working across DoD. I see lines with the AIM initiative (Augmenting Intelligence using Machines) within the IC,

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Security Clearance Backlog Cut In Half: Kari Bingen

Posted by Colin Clark on


In April 2018 the government hit a high point of 725,000 delayed clearances. Today, the number has dipped below 360,000. In May, we reported that would-be federal employees and defense contractors waited an average of 221 days for a Secret clearance and 534 days for a Top Secret clearance.

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DUSDI Bingen: DCGS, TPEDS Slow Intelligence Sharing

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


USDI Kari Bingen says that DoD’s mission “is hampered when we have to pay in time and money analysts and experts to manually translate data files … to makes systems and data interoperable because of proprietary data standards and formats.”

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DoD, Industry Sparring Over New Cyber Rules, Ellen Lord Says

Posted by Paul McLeary on


Ellen Lord, the Pentagon’s chief weapons buyer, told a small group of reporters here Friday morning that her office is trying to put rules in place to protect against buying “software that has Russian or Chinese provenance, for instance, and quite often that’s difficult to tell at first glance because of holding companies,” that move the software through the open market.

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Pentagon Wants Industry to be Smart on Cyber, But No Plan Yet

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Under constant cyber attack, the Pentagon is struggling to find ways to incorporate cyber security as part of the contracting process.

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Pentagon Pushes Counterintel For Industry As China Hacks Away

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Pentagon kicking off new program to work with the defense industry on counter-intelligence to stop Chinese hackers. But lawmakers aren’t convinced.

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Trump Taps HASC Staffers For Intel & Europe Jobs

Posted by Colin Clark on


WASHINGTON: While reports that he may have violated the law swirl around disgraced former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn today, the White House moved to fill a few more of the very large number of empty offices of senior Pentagon officials. For our readers, the key appointment is of Kari Bingen, who apparently was nominated to… Keep reading →

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